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  1. Key Resource 1998-02-15 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...  
  2. Key Resource 1998-12-28 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...  
  3. Key Resource 1996-01-01 2 Copies 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—...  
  4. 2019-07-20 With 821 million people still hungry (FAO et al., 2018), it is clear that the global agriculture and food systems are not meeting the world’s demand for food. This tension is likely to be exacerbated as food systems will continue to face multi-dimensional, complex and mounting challenges...
     
  5. 2014-01-20 In EDN 120, we summarized a document about SCI, the System of Crop Intensification, a methodology that applies SRI principles to crops other than rice. CTA (the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation) and SRI-Rice (the SRI International Network and Resources Center at Cornell)...  
  6. The purpose of this publication is to explain how agro-ecological zones work and what questions these studies can answer.
     
  7. 2016-01-01 This issue portrays pastoralists working together to maintain their culture and lifestyles. In many cases they are at the frontline of struggles for their rights to land. Together, the experiences and perspectives presented highlight the importance of pastoral societies for agroecology and their...  
  8. This study examined paired plots of farmland that were selected for their similarities in nearly every respect. They shared the same topography, angle of slope, location on the watershed, intensity of the storm, type of crops, etc. The only variation was that one was agroecologically farmed and...  
  9. 2011-01-01 A compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on global innovations that can help solve a worldwide problem. State of the World 2011 not only introduces us to the latest agro-ecological innovations and their global applicability but also gives broader insights into issues...  
  10. This book is a timely contribution towards the debate on the most effective way to bring about sustainable farming in marginal areas. It offers a detailed analysis of the social, economic, and agro-ecological characteristic of both Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) and Better Land Husbandry (BLH)...