1. By 2050, the world population is expected to reach nine billion. And the challenge of feeding this rapidly growing population is being made greater by climate change, which will increasingly wreak havoc on the way we produce our food. At the same time, we have lost touch with the soil—few of us...
  2. The present study is a further contribution to the discussion of the principles and methods of sustainable agricultural development which appeared in the Kotschi and Adelhelm report on ecofarming.
  3. This book explains the use of an ecological way of farming, with modern practical applications, to make the fullest use of land resources and the best utilization of available capital and labour. In analyzing the vital relationship between soil, plant, animal and man, the author discusses the...
  4. Recurso clave 19/1/1999 PERMACOPIEA TWO; THE ENDEMIC, INDIGENOUS, & POLYNESIAN SPECIES of HAWAII, is the most important book for Hawaii. This would be the first place to identify the appropriate & sustaining plants for these islands. It includes information on 235 important plants from ‘A’ALI’I through YAM.
  5. This book discussespractical design for town and country in permanent agriculture.
  6. An Acres U.S.A. Primer is a primer in the sense that very little in the book runs beyond the comprehension of a person blessed with average intelligence and a fair education. It assumes no great knowledge of chemistry, botany, entomology or soil physics. But those who study this book will handle...
  7. 10/10/1995 This new edition builds on the explosion of research on sustainable agriculture since the late 1980s. By separating myth from reality, Miguel Altieri extracts the key principles of sustainable agriculture and expounds on management systems that "really work." Providing case studies of sustainable...
  8. 1/1/1981 The essays inThe Gift of Good Landare as true today as when they were first published in 1981; the problems addressed here are still true and the solutions no nearer to hand. The insistent theme of this book is the interdependence, the wholeness, the oneness of people, land, weather, animals, and...
  9. This short concept paper explores in a preliminary fashion some of the linkages between biodiversity and agriculture. The main conclusion is that biodiversity conservation and agricultural development are co-dependent. Biodiversity is an essential resource to improve agriculture, and little...
  10. A collection of essays examines agricultural techniques designed to meet the needs of the people without depleting the land.