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  1. 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.  
  2. 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...  
  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. The story goes back to the discovery of the earliest of man's ancestors--Zinjanthropus and Homo Sapiens -- in Tanzania. It traces the growth of a more civilized way of life in the continent through the discovery and spread of farming and metal working.  
  5. Michael Kevane provides a broad overview of the sources of underdevelopment in Africa and the role of gender in economic transactions, as well as a cogent analysis of the gendered realities of such issues as land rights, the control of labor, the marriage market, health care, education, and...  
  6. East African Crops is a comprehensive textbook on the production of the crops of East Africa. It is suitable for agriculture students in Secondary Schools, Universities, Agriculture Colleges and Institutes, as well as field workers.  
  7. 1972-01-19 This book includes information on vegetables and fruits in west africa; their nutritional values, growth; pracitial growing, school gardening; soil conservation and extension techniques.  
  8. This booklet is a useful guide to tree planting. It explains the relevant aspects and factors worth considering in tree planting, such as climate, type of soil, ecological zones and species adaptability. It outlines the essential steps in tree planting, from acquiring seeds to the actual field...  
  9. This book is in three section. Section 1. looks historically at known available indigenous foods prior to the 16th century when exotic foods made dramatic incursions into West Africa, the origins of a large variety of foods in the region and an analysis of the impact of these exotic foods on...  
  10. 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.