1. The bestselling author ofEmotional IntelligenceandPrimal Leadershipnow brings usEcological Intelligence—revealing the hidden environmental consequences of what we make and buy, and how with that knowledge we can drive the essential changes we all must make to save our planet and ourselves. We buy...
  2. This paper presentsthe findings of a feeding trial based on mungbean supplementation that was conducted among schoolchildren in southern India.
  3. This manual is designed for development assistance workers and others who are planning or managing small-scale livestock projects. Although aimed specifically at those working in less-developed areas of the tropics and subtropics, these environmental guidelines apply to almost any region of the...
  4. The primary objectives of this study are: evaluation of plant species identified and suggested as potential new crops for the US, selection of at least 15 promising species for further testing, evaluation of available information about these species, and formulation of detailed plans for a Phase...
  5. 01/01/2008 *Available for Download Only It is quite appropriate that the book draws from the experience in Asia. Asia is the cradle of agroforestry. The Asian experience of traditional agroforestry systems from shifting cultivation and taungya to homegardens and multistrata systems has paved the way for...
  6. 01/01/2021 *Available as Download Only. This book emphasizes that soil productivity is considered an important factor for the success of agricultural production. The microbial community's composition and the diversity of agricultural soils primarily depend on management practices. Exogenous nutritional...
  7. 01/01/2018 The papers included in this special issue cover a broad range of aspects ranging from genetics and breeding to crop production in the field. Climate change, intensified agriculture, modifications of land use, or pollution are often accompanied by larger fluctuations including extreme events. The...
  8. Like many of us, Mark Hertsgaard has long worried about the declining health of our environment. But in 1991, he decided to act on his own concern and investigate the escalating crisis for himself. Traveling on his own dime, he embarked on an odyssey lasting most of the decade and spanning...
  9. The world is witnessing major shifts in dietary patterns and--in parallel--a signficant threat to agricultural biodiversity. The implications for human health and the resilience of our food systems are far reaching. As this paper shows, these two phenomena are interconnected. It calls for action...
  10. In this volume, the authors propose a global strategy to restore food security and a budget to implement it. Their global food security budget calls for stepped-up expenditures on both sides of the food/population equation. It includes investments not only to provide family planning services to...