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  1. Theodore W Schultz For traditional agriculture to become a productive sector of the economy in the developing countries requires the kind of analysis that has been given to industrialization. Mr. Schultz concentrates here on the economic problem confronting traditional agriculture. He presents a theoretical...
    338.1 SCH
  2. Fernando Funes This is a story of resistance against all odds, of Cuba's remarkable recovery from a food crisis brought on by the collapse of trade relations with the former Socialist Bloc and the tightening of the US trade embargo. Unable to import either food or materials needed for conventional agriculture,...
    338.162 FUN
  3. Mofolo, L. Transforming Africa’s economic development requires a shift away from its characteristic dependence on commodities and limited domestic production. Broader participation in economic growth is needed to stem rural flight and promote inclusive job creation among youth and women. Agriculture is a...
  4. Carl Eicher, [et al] The authors address three basic questions about agricultural development in low- and middle-income countries: What are the strategic roles of agriculture in national development strategies? How can the agrarian transformation be accelerated? How can rural economic development be promoted to...
    338.109 EIC
  5. Edited by Luc Christiaensen Stylized facts drive research agendas and policy debates. Yet robust stylized facts are hard to come by, and when available, often outdated. The 12 papers in this Special Issue revisit conventional wisdom on African agriculture and its farmers’ livelihoods using nationally representative surveys...
  6. Laurens Van Veldhuizen et al This Manual is written for trainers in governmental and non-governmental development organizations who are preparing their staff to work together with farmers in developing technologies appropriate to ecological agriculture and using few external inputs. The training is designed to stimulate...
    630.715 VAN | DB.022
  7. Louise E. Buck, James P. Lassoie, Erick C.M. Fernanades (ed) A tool for developing and applying the science of agroforestry to problems of natural resources conservation and sustainable agricultural development, this book examines the environmental and social conditions that affect the roles and performance of trees in field- and forest-based agricultural...
    634.99 BUC
  8. Jeff Conant & Pam Fadem From water quality to social inequality, from raising crops to rising temperatures, how we use natural resources affects our health and well-being. This highly-illustrated guide will help health promoters, educators, community leaders and ordinary people take charge of their communities'...
    362.196 CON
  9. F R Ruskin The purpose of this study is to review quality-protein maize status, to determine whether its previous limitations have indeed been overcome, to consider the potential of this transformation of one of the world's major crops, and to bring an appreciation of quality-protein maize--so far little...
    633.153 NRC
  10. Carl Lindblad & Laurel Druben This Peace Corps book provides information on the challenges of grain storage including drying methods, insects, rodents, moisture meters, and waterproofing. No page numbers, illustrated 2 copies
    633.104 LIN | FA.012