1. 1/1/1983 This report began as a brief examination of the domesticated banteng, a little studied bovine that is an important livestock resource in eastern Indonesia. But the study expanded to include other possibly useful but obscure bovines of Asia: the madura, gaur, mithan, kouprey, anoa, tamaraw, yak,...
  2. "What's Wildlife Worth?" examines the economic value of wild animals and plants in the Third World.
  3. This video shows why the prices change for agricultural products. Many factors influence the price of an agricultural commodity. A farmer should be aware of all the factors that affect the supply and demand of his crop, as these will influence the price.
  4. 22/2/2018 Vegetales y Polvos de Hojas Verdes para Mejorar la Nutrición en Honduras PerfilBiografico: Elioena Arauz,Artistas para la Sopa, Nicaragua Ecos de nuestra Red: Sistema de Pocilga Profunda RecursosdeInformación deECHO: Sobre Hortalizas de Hojas Verdes Nota Técnica: "Conectando Agrigultores de...
  5. The main purpose of this report is to review the status of the types of triticale developed at the Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT) as food crops for use in developing nations. A secondary purpose is to reintroduce triticale to the research community outside the Third...
  6. In the developing world there is a huge and growing waste problem. Currently, 9 million people die every year due to the mismanagement of waste and pollutants. That's 20 times more people than die of malaria. If we ignore this waste problem, we will miss a key opportunity to save lives and create...
  7. Ed : While not dealing specifically with tropical crops, some of the management situations discussed can be adapted for consideration in other contexts. Farmers around the country (US) are planting cover crops on millions of acres to protect and improve the soil, and the more that farmers use...
  8. The authors of this book, James Gwartney, Richard Stroup,Dwight Lee, Tawni Ferrarini, and Joseph Calhoun, are all life-long economic educators who know how to use the tools of economics to illuminate why both individuals and nations prosper and how they can be more successful. The book is...
  9. There's a difference between independence and selfishness. With the subtitle: Economics as if People Mattered, consider what Schumacher's book has to say for the way we live today.
  10. Recurso clave Small-scale farming is a surprisingly complex enterprise with multiple areas of risk that also present opportunities for impact. -- David Erickson, CEO, ECHO "Small farmers produce much of the developing world's food. Yet they are generally much poorer than the rest of the population in these...