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  1. This volume presents numberous data on locally available sources for improving the diet and by recommending and describing methods that are not beyond the capacity of the rural population.  
  2. Development analysts tend to give short shrift to the seemingly minor bureaucratic hitches faced by practitioners - those who design, manage, implement, and evaluate aid projects. Often critical of foreign aid either for its apparent ineffectiveness at alleviating poverty or its purported...  
  3. The objective of this course is to provide a basic understanding of the following topics: reproductive cycles, see origin, seed collection, seed maturity, collection and postharvest care, seed extracting, insect and disease problems, seedstorage, seedlot sampling, test, and rapid viability...  
  4. In recent years this transfer of technology (TOT) paradigm has been increasingly questioned, even in the citadels of normal professionalism. Reductionist research, high input packages, and top-down extension have had their sucesses: in the uniform and controlled conditions of industrial and green...  
  5. This publication presents an introduction to the basic theories of solar drying and outlines the principal operating features of the main solar dryer designs, including a detailed description of the construction and operation of the three most common dryer types. It provides guidelines on...  
  6. The books's forcus is on commercial production rather than subsistence. It emphasizes techniques to produce good quality fruits and nuts that can be sold and fetch good prices. It outlines techniques for propagating and planting, gives options for processing produce of each species, and tells how...  
  7. in 1954 the United States government's International Cooperation Administration (now called the Agency for Inernational Development) sponsored a technical assistance contract of six years between the University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations and the Costa Rican Ministry of...  
  8. This publication gives directions on building low-technology farming and homesteading structures such as smokehouses and springhouses and more.  
  9. The objective of this unit is to describe the morphological characteristics that differentiate the cultivated species of the genus Phaseolus. Agronomic and adaptative characteristics will be considered, as well as the potential use and genetic variability of each species.
     
  10. Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisher Resources Development For staff involved in forage development, animal husbandry, and soil conservation in Ethiopia. 94 pages, illustrated