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  1. B. C. Mollison and D. Holmgre Permaculture One presents unique strategies for creating a food-producing system specifically suited to your needs, whether you garden in your backyard or engage in full-scale farming. By carefully designing a system around functional relationships between plant and animal species you can create...
    631.584 MOL
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    631.5 UNK
  3. Franklin Martin Current systems for development of the world's resources are explotive and can be seen to be destroying the environment for people as well as for plants and animals in order to obtain short term benefits. This book examines the challenges and solutions to keep the land productive and viable.
    531.584 MAR
  4. Franklin W. Martin. Current systems for development of the world's resources are explotive and can be seen to be destroying the environment for people as well as for plants and animals in order to obtain short term benefits. This book examines the challenges and solutions to keep the land productive and viable.
    631.584 MAR
  5. The Community-Scale Permaculture Farmdescribes not only the history of the D Acres project, but its evolving principles and practices that are rooted in the land, its inhabitants, and the joy inherent in collective empowerment. For almost twenty years, D Acres of New Hampshire has challenged and...
    631.58 TRO
  6. Darryl Benjamin et al Nearly a century ago, the idea of “local food” would have seemed perplexing, since virtually all food was local. Food for daily consumption―fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, and dairy products―was grown at home or sourced from local farms. Today, most of the food consumed in the United States...
    631.5 BEN
  7. H. et al. Schreppers Proper management of trees and forests is necessary to make resources sustainable. Treesor rather: woody plants in general play an important part in traditional farming systems in the tropics, not just as food and cash crops but also as suppliers of fuelwood and fodder. Farmers are also aware of...
    631.5 AGR | PG.001
  8. (UNEP) United Nations Environment Programme, (UNCTAD) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development This study examines the relationship between organic agriculture and food security in Africa, particularly East Africa, which is where the CBTF has been implementing a project on organic agriculture since 2004. Organic agriculture is a holistic production system based on active agroecosystem...
    631.584 UNI
  9. 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
  10. Koen Van Keer, Francis Turkelboom, Somchai Ongprasert, Apichai Thirathon Highland agriculture in northern Thailand is undergoing rapid changes, some for better, some for worse. These changes affect the livelihood of highland minority peoples as well as the livelihood of large rural and urban lowland Thai communities. They also affect the ecological balance of the rich...
    SB.025