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  1. Key Resource 1999-01-01 2 copies Participatory Rural Appraisal and Planning is a methodology which combines different participatory tools. The approach allows community groups to appraise and analyze their realities, and formulate realistic project proposals based on local needs. This workbook is based on field...  
  2. Key Resource 1998-01-19 Measures of Success is a practical, hands-on guide to designing, managing, and measuring the impacts of community-oriented conservation and development projects. It presents a simple, clear, logical, and yet comprehensive approach to developing and implementing effective programs, and can help...  
  3. Key Resource 1992-10-14 This is a set of guidelines, with examples, for development project activities in developing countries, geared towards small community projects and NGDs, with an appropriate technology slant. The authors identify and discuss the roles of the "main movers" in development projects: first, the field...  
  4. Key Resource 2011-12-01 In this revised and updated edition of a modern classic, Bryant Myers shows how Christian mission can contribute to dismantling poverty and social evil. Integrating the best principles and practice of the international development community, the thinking and experience of Christian...  
  5. Key Resource 1998-01-12 This practical guide was compiled by the Forages for Smallholders Project and the Lao Department of Livestock and Fisheries, with the assistance of many researchers and field workers throughout Southeast Asia. It contains practical tips for getting it right the first time.  
  6. Key Resource 1997-12-15 Slash/mulch systems, ancient agricultural practices still widely used today, are often overlooked by farmers or mistaken for slash-and-burn systems; however, slash/mulch systems, in which vegetation is cut and mulched on site rather than being discarded or burned, are far more beneficial than are...  
  7. Key Resource 2002-10-30 This book combines the concept, practice and application of participatory rural appraisal (PRA) in a comprehensive manner. The author views PRA as a means of opening up new ways of approaching various problems within the development process. He defines it as a growing body of methods to enable...  
  8. Key Resource 1998-01-02 The purpose of this volume is to present a detailed and in-depth look at the concepts, principles and practices that underlie agroforestry application. The focus is on how the individual parts (the theories and concepts) form the whole (the process of designing or understanding user-specific...  
  9. Key Resource 2007-05-25 This handbook of locally based agricultural practices brings together the best of science and farmer experimentation, vividly illustrating the enormous diversity of shifting cultivation systems as well as the power of human ingenuity. Environmentalists have tended to disparage shifting...  
  10. Key Resource 1989-01-15 An urgent challenge facing agricultural scientists working on upland food-crop production in many parts of the humid and subhumid tropics is the need to find viable, sustainable, and environmentally sound alternatives to the ancient shifting cultivation and bush-fallow, slash-and-bum cultivation...