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  1. 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...  
  2. Key Resource 1993-01-01 Third Revised Edition This standard building materials sourcebook summarizes technical data and practical information and identifies appropriate solutions to any given problem in low-cost construction.  
  3. Key Resource 1987-07-15 The most comprehensive wheat disease identification guide in print. Covers more than 100 diseases, disorders, and pests.  
  4. Key Resource 1997-01-01 Amazon.com Description There can be no life without water. While at the same time water has been a factor behind terrorism in Punjab, it has driven Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to bitter and violent dispute with each other and made the Union Government behave like bully with Bangladesh. Dying Wisdom...  
  5. Key Resource 2012-01-20 The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present condition of global trauma is not "natural," but a result of humanity's destructive...  
  6. Key Resource 1984-12-01 Gives practical advice about learning to live in foreign cultures, discusses common problem areas, such as time and food, and stresses the importance of interpersonal relationships.  
  7. Key Resource 2007-01-01 Amazon.com Description This do-it-yourself guide is an invaluable resource for designing, building, and maintaining water tanks, cisterns, and ponds, and sustainably managing groundwater storage. It will assist you with handling your independent water system, fire protection setup, and disaster...  
  8. Key Resource 1999-01-01 This book explores recent developments in microfinance in Africa. It is divided in two parts. Part 1 contains selected papers from the Microfinance Professional Forum held in Cotonou, May 18-20, 1998. Part 2 contains case studies of several African microfinance institutions prepared by the World...
     
  9. Key Resource 1974-01-11 In the tropical and subtropical areas of the world, food grains make up the bulk of the diet for most people. Food grains together with fiber and specialty crops are also principal cash producers. It is with these commodities that this Guide for Field Crops in the Tropics and Subtropics concerns...  
  10. Key Resource 1996-09-01 Amazon.com Description Indigenous soil and water conservation practices are rarely acknowledged in the design of conventional development projects. Instead, the history of soil and water conservation in Africa has been one of imposing external solutions without regard for local practice. There is...