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  1. Key Resource 2001-01-01 Food security in West Africa is challenged by complex issues, including rapid population growth, exploitation of nonrenewable resources, and chronic low soil fertility, but in this text experts from world agricultural institutions share their work to provide solutions. Topics covered include soil...  
  2. Key Resource 1997-11-01 This book considers various types of microfinance schemes and compares the effectiveness of different approaches in aiding poverty reduction. The provision of credit and other financial services has become increasingly seen as the answer to the problems facing poor people. Microfinance...  
  3. Key Resource 2005-01-08 People are expected to work to be able to earn their daily bread. But in a world with increasing levels of unemployment, it gets harder every day to find work. This book presents a variety of methodologies to respond to this need, and explains how the promotion of productive economic activity...  
  4. Key Resource 1998-12-01 A Comprehensive directory for all growers. Over 43,000 seeds including 6,000 vegetables and where to buy them.  
  5. Key Resource 2002-06-10 This book presents the findings and a comparative analysis of seven case studies that challenge current beliefs about good practice in the provision of business development services (BDS) to small and microenterprises. The book also highlights issues concerning the assessment of impact,...  
  6. Key Resource 1997-01-01 Chris Maser, author of such books as From the Forest to the Sea and Sustainable Forestry, brings us his newest and possibly most important work. Sustainable Community Development, the sequel to his recently published book, Resolving Environmental Conflict, discusses the next step - understanding...  
  7. Key Resource 1993-01-01 It is the purpose of this manual to help people interested in health, nutrition, agriculture and environmental issues to be able to begin making and using leaf concentrate in towns and villages in developing countries.  
  8. Key Resource 1998-01-19 Measures of Success is a practical, hands-on guide to designing, managing, and measuring the impacts of community-oriented conservation and development projects. It presents a simple, clear, logical, and yet comprehensive approach to developing and implementing effective programs, and can help...  
  9. Key Resource 2002-01-01 The now venerable textbook, founded in 1922, introduces the fundamental principles of soil science both for students whose only expose to the discipline will be the one class, and for those embarking on a career in it. It emphasizes throughout the soil as a natural resource, highlighting its...  
  10. Key Resource 1991-01-01 An intriguing, well-organized discussion of a large number of smaller animals that can be raised for multiple purposes, whether for food, fur, milk, or other purposes. These animals often reproduce more quickly than conventional farm animals, are able to thrive in environments where other animals...