1. The emphasis in this report is on Africa, but extensive use is made of experiences from other areas and the report's conclusions are therefore applicable to all tropical regions in the developing world. The report is addressed mainly to agroforestry practitioners--both foresters and...
  2. 01/01/1997 Although Africa has fewer orchid species than the other tropical continents, some of the world's most spectacular, and increasingly popular, terrestrial orchids are found in Africa. This guide, covering sub-Saharan Africa, includes all plants available from nurseries and many that are being grown...
  3. In many countries, prolonged conflicts result in food emergencies that recur over years or even decades. Initial humanitarian relief efforts are rarely replaced by programs that offer a longer-term perspective on food security. This book provides examples of opportunities to bridge the gap...
  4. This report is the result of one year's collaboration between the Centre for Development Co-operation Services (CDCS) of the Free University of Amsterdam, the International Institute for Environment and Development, London, and the Soil Conservation Research Program, Addis Ababa. It compiles the...
  5. Proceedings of the Agricultural Systems and research Workshop and Selected Papers from the Canadian Association of African studies meeting.
  6. 19/01/1972 This book includes information on vegetables and fruits in west africa; their nutritional values, growth; pracitial growing, school gardening; soil conservation and extension techniques.
  7. Is China a rogue donor, as some media pundits suggest? Or is China helping the developing world pave a pathway out of poverty, as the Chinese claim? In the last few years, China's aid program has leapt out of the shadows. Media reports about huge aid packages, support for pariah regimes,...
  8. This report reviews several decades of global experience in transferring management of government-run irrigation systems to farmer associations or other nongovernement agencies in an attempt to apply the lessons of success to the African smallholder irrigation context.