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  1. Tim Motis Agricultural Options for Small-Scale Farmers features selected content from the first 100 issues of ECHO Development Notes, a quarterly technical bulletin targeted towards ECHO's international network of development workers. It is a book filled with practical options for helping resource-poor,...
    631.584 MOT | PI.013
  2. Dan Fountain Let’s Restore Our Land describes how church and community leaders came to realize that the soil that produces our food is becoming weak, and the forests that provide us with many resources are disappearing. They recognized that God has given us the responsibility to care for and protect these...
    333.009 FOU | DA.006
  3. Roland Bunch Now available through Amazon as well as the ECHO Bookstore Smallholder farmers around the world face some of the harshest growing conditions globally, yet they produce the majority of the world’s food. Soils in these areas often lack nutrient and water holding capacities, due to erosion or poor...
    631.874 BUN
  4. Pedro A. Sanchez Second edition of this classic textbook expands on the first edition to include advances made in the last four decades, bringing the topic completely up to date. The book addresses critical issues such as whether humanity can feed itself, and whether it can do so in environmentally sound and...
    631.491 SAN
  5. Laura S. Meitzner, Martin L. Price. This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities—plants,...
    633.091 MEI | PI.007, PI.008
  6. Archie Hunter Animal health Vol. 1 is a valuable guide for anyone involved with maintaining and establishing the health of animals in tropical and sub-tropical countries. It explains the causes of animal diseases, how they are spread and the means available for their control.
    636.089 HUN | AB.052
  7. Conny Almekinders & Niels Louwaars This handbook covers a whole range of issues relating to local seed supply systems, including participatory plant breeding, and both technical and practical information on seed production and variety maintenance. It suggests new approaches and methods to support on-farm seed production by...
    631.521 ALM | PG.005,PG.010
  8. National Academy Press 3 Copies For developing nations, soil erosion is among the most chronic environmental and economic burdens. Vast amounts of topsoil are washed or blown away from arable land only to accumulate in rivers, reservoirs, harbors, and estuaries, thereby creating a double disaster: a vital resource...
    631.452 BOA | SB.019
  9. Steven D. Van Gorder, Douglas J. Strange With Home Aquaculture as a guide, you can achieve a higher level of self reliance and provide a healthier diet for your family. Fish are one of the best sources of protein in the animal kingdom, low in calories and saturated fats, and this book describes exactly how you can grow over 100 lbs. of...
    639.311 VAN
  10. Carol Deppe All gardeners and farmers should be plant breeders, says author Carol Deppe. Developing new vegetable varieties doesn't require a specialized education, a lot of land, or even a lot of time. It can be done on any scale. It's enjoyable. It's deeply rewarding. You can get useful new varieties much...
    635.042 DEP | PG.007, PG.015