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  1. Key Resource 1993-09-01 Offers guidance on the selection of appropriate equipment for small businesses, with case studies and technical information about each type of machine. For field workers training for food processing projects, and their trainers, and the non-specialist.  
  2. Key Resource 1990-01-01 Income generation schemes in urban areas of the Third World are many and varied. However, too often such schemes fail to achieve sustainable economic viability and depend on continued funding by development agencies. This book examines the reasons for failures or successes and stresses that those...  
  3. Key Resource 1994-03-15 This volume is the revised English translation of the German title, "Bodenfruchtbarkeit und Standortgerechte Landwirtschaft". It presents a range of practices conducive to sustainable agricultures, and is of particular importance for the development of smallholdings in the tropics. These include...  
  4. 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...  
  5. Key Resource 1994-01-01 Warm-water crustaceans are an increasingly important form of livestock in many parts of the world. Not only are they a valuable food commodity but many other by-products can be gained from their processing. This book covers in detail the main species that can be farmed and includes aspects of...  
  6. Key Resource 2001-10-01 This booklet assembles under one cover the 97 factsheets and highlights published by the Forest, Farm and Community Tree Network (FACT Net) and its predecessor the Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association (NFTA) between 1985 and 1999. These 2 to 4 page bulletins are concise summaries of important...  
  7. Key Resource 1993-01-19 This guide is designed to help skilled blacksmiths who have little or no teaching experience to train others in forge work techniques, using easily obtainable equipment and scrap metal to produce tools such as hoes, sickles, hammers and axes. There are 16 lesson plans with advice on teaching...  
  8. Key Resource 1989-01-01 The aim of this guide is to present results of scientific research on pruning in a way that can be understood easily by all people who care about trees. In this guide I discuss pruning for the desires of man, but also for the health of the trees and their associates. I have tried to make this...  
  9. Key Resource 1982-01-01 This out-of-print Peace Corps publication in Fiji was such a good concise guide to gardening in hot, humid climates that ECHO republished the book. It treats both vegetables that are well adapted to such climates and special techniques to grow some temperate vegetables that can be difficult but...  
  10. Key Resource 1984-05-01 Suggests techniques for preventing diseases and pest damage, describes the problems that can develop with each kind of fruit and vegetable, and describes specific remedies. 2 Copies