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  1. Key Resource 1988-01-19 Agroforestry in Dryland Africa is specifically designed to be used by agroforestry field workers in subhumid and semi-arid regions of the continent. This includes researchers working with grassroots organizations, community extension and development workers and development specialists in...  
  2. Key Resource 2010-01-20 This publication contains descriptions of promising African plants. It also reports on three projects where species were explored in projects, Cleome gynandra - spiderplants, Hibiscus sabdariffa - roselle, and Sorghum bicolor - sorghum.  
  3. Key Resource 1995-01-19 The purpose of this handbook is to support training in and implementation of ecologically sound and productive use of resources in agriculture. It is designed to assist in the practical introduction of improved agricultural practices. It can serve as a reference for trainers, extension workers,...  
  4. This report reviews several decades of global experience in transferring management of government-run irrigation systems to farmer associations or other nongovernement agencies in an attempt to apply the lessons of success to the African smallholder irrigation context.  
  5. Is China a rogue donor, as some media pundits suggest? Or is China helping the developing world pave a pathway out of poverty, as the Chinese claim? In the last few years, China's aid program has leapt out of the shadows. Media reports about huge aid packages, support for pariah regimes,...  
  6. Cassava is Africa's "poverty fighter" and second most important food crop. This book discusses Cassava's real role and traces research over the past 65 years. The "Cassava transformation" that is now underway in Africa has changed this traditional, reserve crop to a high-yield cash crop. However,...  
  7. This resource pack, consisting of a paperback and VHS-format videos, presents a creative and constructive training approach to drought preparedness and sustainable development in at-risk communities. It constitutes an innovative effort to move the practice of drought mitigation beyond “ classic...  
  8. In this book, the author set out to describe some important medicinal plants, the diseases and complaints for which they can be used, some recipes for the production of medicines and information about dosages, and some cautionary notes about the side-effects of these treatments.  
  9. Volume 2 looks at Africa in the twentieth centry. Taking each region in turn, it covers themes and events as diverse as: the development of European colonial administration and resistance to it, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, the liberation struggles in Southern Africa, Africa's role in two...  
  10. Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many - histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing saga of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems, but also progress. This new view of those histories...