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  1. Richard Tinsley This book presents a synthesis of three decades of work with smallholder producers and their communities. It takes the farming systems work of the 1990s a step further, and pays particular attention to those factors and issues that have proven to constrain agricultural development in developing...
    338.1 TIN
  2. J. Kotschi et al The present study is a further contribution to the discussion of the principles and methods of sustainable agricultural development which appeared in the Kotschi and Adelhelm report on ecofarming.
    631.584 KOT
  3. 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
  4. In a world increasingly challenged by the need to integrate and understand highly specialized knowledge in a multidisciplinary way, this book is innovative and perhaps unique in addressing this challenge. It focuses on ideas, strategies, techniques and practices spanning many disciplines at the...
    634.99 LEA
  5. Vikas Maitri This publication reports on a short training class that was help in Dumardaga, India.The course started with an introduction on the conceptual aspects of what sustainable agriculture and organic methods are. How to go about selecting crops, seeds, preparing the field, nutrient cycling and pest...
    333.7 MAI
  6. Jules N. Pretty For the past 50 years, the main goal of agriculture has been to increase production at any price, using high amounts of fertilizers and pesticides and intensive industrial methods. This has caused damage to the environment and widespread rural depopulation. This study shows that there is a viable...
    631.584 PRE
  7. Stephan Lutz The Case Studies of ILEIA in Leusden, the Netherlands and ECHO in Ft. Myers, USA 63 pages, plus appendices, illustrated, photos
    630.14 LUT
  8. 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
  9. Robert Hargrave and David Erickson This publication details the plan that ECHO and Akilah Institute designed to develop an agricultural useage of the 45 hectres of land. No page numbers, illustrated
    630.7 HAR
  10. Miguel A. Altieri et al This new edition builds on the explosion of research on sustainable agriculture since the late 1980s. By separating myth from reality, Miguel Altieri extracts the key principles of sustainable agriculture and expounds on management systems that "really work." Providing case studies of sustainable...
    338.162 ALT | SC.013