1. 1/1/1981 En este estudio se presenta informacion acerca del ambiente y caracteristicas de la produccion agricola en la region de Jinotega, Nicaragua. Incluye una revision de la literatura existente, resultados y un breve analisis de la encuesta llevada a cabo con base en una muestra de casi 240...
  2. Seed is life. African farmers have been planting, saving and exchanging seeds for countless generations. Millions rely on them for their farming livelihoods, providing incomes and healthy food to feed their families and communities. But farmers are being pushed to abandon their seed systems and...
  3. The case studies in this collection highlight the value and benefits of pastoralism to the economy, the environment, and the culture of Africa. They demonstrate pastoralists’ essential role in land governance and their contribution to Africa’s sustainable development. Pastoralists live in the...
  4. AFSA’s collection of case studies shows how agroecology benefits Africa in terms of food security, nutrition, poverty reduction, climate change adaptation and mitigation, biodiversity conservation, cultural sensitivity, democracy, and value for money. Agroecology works in harmony with nature. It...
  5. Mexican case studies in the culture of poverty. For a considerable number of years, Oscar Lewis has been experiementing with, and perfecting, an important technique for ethnological reportage. This is the minute and as nearly as possible total observation of the daily life of single family...
  6. The paper “The challenges of community-based natural resource management in pastoral rangelands” (2021) by Lance Robinsonet al, published inSociety & Natural Resources34(9): 1213–1231, compares five case studies – two from Kenya, two from Ethiopia and one from Tunisia – to identify contextual...
  7. 1/1/1986 The low-cost and powerful micro-computers which have come into the market during the last decade opened up the opportunity for application of dynamic simulation modelling to the complex problems of development planning and other fields. Many simulation models have been developed by using micro...
  8. This study analyses the costs and benefits of organic growers' group certification at two levels: the farmers' organization and the farmer. Case studies were chosen based on criteria that included undertaking organic certification with an internal control system and exporting organic rice to...
  9. 26/6/2012 The urban landscape has swallowed vast swaths of prime farmland across North America. Imagine how much more self-reliant our communities would be if thirty million acres of lawns were made productive again. Permaculture is a practical way to apply ecological design principles to food, housing,...
  10. Covers the the most common processing techniques for the major root crops including potato, cassava, sweet potato, yam and other edible aroid crops. Includes sections on basic food science principles, small-scale processing methods and case studies.