1. 1/1/1992 This is a book about farming. But, more than that, it is a book about farmers, about men and women farmers. It is seldom that farmers particularly those in the Third World - have an opportunity to make themselves heard. In this book, an effort has been made to give as much room as possible to the...
  2. 1/1/1977 La construcción detalla para un molino de viento del cost bajo es presented. El el molino de viento produce un caballo de fuerza en un viento de 6.4 miles/sec (14.3 mph), o dos caballo de fuerza en un viento de 8.1 miles/sec (18.0 mph). El molino de viento usa el eje trasero y diferencial de un...
  3. 1/1/1985 El propósito de este manual es ayudar a obreros de desarrollo y otros para darse cuenta de los factores medioambientales que debe ser considerado planeando los proyectos de energía en pequeńa escala que es medioambientalmente legítimo y por consiguiente más probablemente para ser sostenido....
  4. Good packaging improves the presentation of a foodstuff, increasing its market value as well as convenience in handling. Packaging can perform three functions: it acts as a container, enabling a chosen quantity of a product to be handled as a unit during distribution and storage; it helps to...
  5. 19/1/1987 This teaching guide uses examples from rural communities to bring out some of these lessons for the two-thirds world. The main focus is on initiating a process that is determined by local interests and appropriate solutions, rather than a program controlled by the budgets and agendas of external...
  6. From a foundation in the methods and success of biological control (Chapter 1), its implementation and cost (Chapter 2) and its probability of success (Chapter 3), we have developed in this chapter specific priorities for biological control programmes in the major crops of developing countries....
  7. 1/1/1989 The world is on the verge of receiving new life forms that will profoundly and irrevocably change the global economy: the "gene hunters" who first cloned the gene in 1973 are now not only modifying existing species but also creating new plants and animals. Ready or not for such awesome power, the...
  8. 1/1/1988 An easy-to-use handbook for development workers interested in exploring agroforestry practices with their local communities with special reference to low rainfall areas. 68 pages, ilustrations, photos
  9. Focuses on small-scale energy technologies, not based on conventional fuels that are candidates for rural and village use in developing countries. The technologies that this book presents are capable of improving the quality of rural and village life in situations where conventional fuels and...
  10. 1/1/1979 This paper discuessed the prospects for traditional and nonconventional energy in the period to 1990 under three general headings: energy and basic needs, energy and modernization, and nonconventional energy sources for the modern sector and developed countries.