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  1. International Institute of Rural Reconstruction Over 60% of Africans depend on some form of farming for their sustenance and livelihoods. Agriculture remains vital for the continent's development and economic growth. Recent stagnation or decline in farm productivity in many parts of Africa is a major concern. For many communities and...
    631.45 IIRR
  2. Jitendra Srivastava et al This short concept paper explores in a preliminary fashion some of the linkages between biodiversity and agriculture. The main conclusion is that biodiversity conservation and agricultural development are co-dependent. Biodiversity is an essential resource to improve agriculture, and little...
    333.951 SRI
  3. Larry Yeager This publication includes articles on conservation farming techniques and applications. Different page numbers, illustrated
    630.71 YAR
  4. FAO Soils Bulletin 52 235 pages, tables
    333.761 FAO
  5. 11 pages, illustrated, photos
    333.7 CAN
  6. Land and Plant Nutrition Management service of the land and water development division and the agricultural engineering branch of the agricultural support systems division of FAO. Soil resources depletion is a widespread, direct threat to the sustainability of agricultural production. Dramatic changes in soil managment concepts are needed to counter the threat. This manual proposes options for such changes, addressing a very broad variety of topics related to agricultural...
    631.45 FAO
  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. by N. Gil This manual has been compiled from the many publications and reports prepared by the various Divisions and Department of FAO and with the assistance of the professional staff of FAOHeadquarters. The basic approach and methodology can be applied in all countries even though their climate, soils,...
    333.72 FAO
  9. “Conservation Farming (Agriculture), put first things first by attending to the needs of the soil— by seeing to it that the starting off place, the base, is put into sound health and kept that way. Any other approach, no matter what it may be, always has and always must lead eventually to...
  10. John N. Landers, Associação de Plantio Direto no Cerrado, Brasília, DF, Brazil This publication describes how pasture, fodder and livestock production have been integrated into conservation agriculture systems in Brazil's tropical zones. Vast areas of forest have been cleared in the tropical areas of Brazil for establishment of pastures that become unproductive once the...