1. 1/1/1983 Since the earliest times man has used plants to create physical barriers: as protection against wild animals and enemies; for shelter of dwellings, gardens, crops and livestock against injurious winds; to hide unsightly buildings or features of the environment; to provide privacy and for many...
  2. 1/1/2017 Africa's Inland Mission (AIM) is overcoming obstacles to make inroads and make disciples among Africa's remaining unreached. This book depicts with beautiful photography the regions of Africa.
  3. The objectives of this guide is to raise awareness of the extent of post-harvest losses due to pests and diseases, to increase awareness of the benefits of maintaining genetic variability and traditional crop varieties, to introduce the concept of grain banks, and to introduce new concepts of...
  4. This volume provides factual background for volume 1. This is meant to serve as a reforce book for the teacher who wants to structure the teaching of agriculture according to the ideas expressed in volume 1. Its emphasis is on African subsistence and tree crop farming in the humid tropics. It...
  5. Agriculture as a subject in Primary School is treated in a systematic way. A number of reasons for including Agriculture in the primary school curriculum are given, with a clear preference for a science-oriented approach. Curriculum design and the structure of a scheme of work are discussed and a...
  6. Recurso clave 1/7/1991 Integrated Pest Management is an approach which combines different pest control techniques and integrates them into the overall farming system. This study shows the relevance of the IPM approach for African agriculture by giving an account of the rationale and historical development of IPM as...
  7. 1/1/1993 Dryland Farming is written for practising agriculturalists and students, but it will also be of relevance to those working in or studying development, geography, natural resources and rural sociology in drier areas. Although based mainly on examples and experience from Africa, it draws out...
  8. In Dead Aid, Dambisa Moyo describes the state of postwar development policy in Africa today and unflinchingly confronts one of the greatest myths of our time: that billions of dollars in aid sent from wealthy countries to developing Afad rican nations has helped to reduce poverty and increase...
  9. To help developing countries take full advantage of its services, the Investment Centre keeps its administravtive procedures as simply as possible. The easiest way for a Governement to request help is by contacting the FAO country Representative or by writing to the Director of the Investment...
  10. This review of actual and potential agricultural extension performance highlights the complex interlinkages between agency characteristics, a faulty technological base, the larger bureaucratic environment, and the constraints imposed by increasingly negative "development" trends.