1. Gardens have been kept by rural and urban people for millennia thus providing them with food, income and concrete opportunities to improve their livelihoods. Policy-makers, donors and other development specialists need to realize the great potential and opportunities that gardens can provide to...
  2. Recurso clave 19/1/1999 Increasingly sophisticated technology and an ever-expand-ing base of knowledge have not been enough to allow humans to halt the worldwide progression of environmental degradation. Extensive fieldwork in both Africa and the United States convinced Allan Savory that neither the forces of nature nor...
  3. 1/1/1996 This text has been written primarily for the specialist market of second and third year undergraduate and post-graduate students of economics. The clear explanations and basic principles that underpin the text, however, make it readily accessible to non-economists coming to environmental...
  4. Recurso clave 1/1/1997 Chris Maser, author of such books as From the Forest to the Sea and Sustainable Forestry, brings us his newest and possibly most important work. Sustainable Community Development, the sequel to his recently published book, Resolving Environmental Conflict, discusses the next step - understanding...
  5. This book, which relies to a large extent on his own words, and those of his contemporaries, focuses on aspects of Carver's life that made him a "blazer of trails" to a sustainable future--one in which each generation of humankind will achieve its well-being in ways that protect the earth and its...
  6. Recurso clave 1/1/2010 2 Copies Turn water scarcity into water abundance! Earthworks are one of the easiest, least expensive, and most effective ways of passively harvesting and conserving multiple sources of water in the soil. Associated vegetation then pumps the harvested water back out in the form of beauty, food,...
  7. Development analysts tend to give short shrift to the seemingly minor bureaucratic hitches faced by practitioners - those who design, manage, implement, and evaluate aid projects. Often critical of foreign aid either for its apparent ineffectiveness at alleviating poverty or its purported...
  8. One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century will be to lift 3 billion people from poverty - and assist billions more living on its cusp - against a backdrop of sever natural resource degradation. With this the lundamental connections between human security and natural resource integrity...
  9. 1/1/2007 This publication looks at soil and water conservation from a global perspective. In total, 42 soil and water conservation technologies and 28 approaches are described – each on four pages with photographs, graphs and line drawings – from more than 20 countries around the world. These and many...
  10. This booklet discusses the role of local organisations in sustainable development.