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  1. Key Resource 1996-12-01 The number of people living in cities will more than double in by the year 2033. At the same time it is clear that past incentives to keep the developing World's people in rural areas have not worked. This text presents a picture of the urban agriculture of Asia, Africa and Latin America, and...  
  2. Key Resource 1999-01-19 Increasingly sophisticated technology and an ever-expand-ing base of knowledge have not been enough to allow humans to halt the worldwide progression of environmental degradation. Extensive fieldwork in both Africa and the United States convinced Allan Savory that neither the forces of nature nor...  
  3. Key Resource This book provides a concise introduction to the principles of crop physiology in the tropics, and is based on the work of a project funded by the UK Overseas Development Administration.  
  4. Key Resource 1999-01-01 This book looks at the ways in which the productivity of food crops in the semi-arid tropics may be increased, and yields safeguarded, by both genetic and agronomic means.  
  5. Key Resource 1996-01-01 Animal health Vol. 1 is a valuable guide for anyone involved with maintaining and establishing the health of animals in tropical and sub-tropical countries. It explains the causes of animal diseases, how they are spread and the means available for their control.  
  6. Key Resource 1993-01-01 Dairying covers in detail the rearing, husbandry and management, feeding and nutrition of calf, heifer and milk cows. Many examples of milk production systems and milk cow regimes are also described. The issues of the development of dairying and the constraints that affect farmers in tropical...  
  7. Key Resource 1984-01-01 Three volumes designed to assist workers in the field who are encouraging the development of self-reliant creative communities. The book has as its basic philosophy the belief that we should all participate in making this world a more just place to live in. Training for Transformation integrates...  
  8. Key Resource 1988-01-01 This book is designed as a textbook but can also be used by field workers as a handbook for identitfication of crop pests and diseases. Pests and diseases are listed under each of forty major crops.  
  9. Key Resource 1979-01-01 This book is for use in tropical and subtropical developing countries. It covers a variety of diseases, helpful and harmful home remedies and cautious use of certain modern medicines. Importance is placed on cleanliness, a healthy diet, and vaccinations. It covers both childbirth and family...  
  10. Key Resource 2002-06-10 This book presents the findings and a comparative analysis of seven case studies that challenge current beliefs about good practice in the provision of business development services (BDS) to small and microenterprises. The book also highlights issues concerning the assessment of impact,...