1. The use of appropriate storage technologies is an important way of improving food security and lowering the risk of famine in the countries of the South. Storage is therefore an integral part of the food cycle. This book focuses on the storage of the staple commodities such as grains and root...
  2. This book is broken into four chapters: 1. an outline history of vitamin A deficiency disorders and of the discovery of the vitamin, gives an account of the main events, 2. a personal odyssey, forms the main part of the book. It includes the author'sexperiences when he was living and working in...
  3. This volume contains papers presented at the opening day plenary session and during the parallel sessions on both days of the symposium. It is designed to be a permanent record to further enhance the knowledge of Bank staff working in agriculture and rural development and as a means of exchanging...
  4. This report provides new analysis and thinking from both nutrition research and practice. It is meant to stimulate discussion and inform policy setting. The intended audience is a broad constituency of professionals concerned with development, for which nutrition is an indicator of achievement...
  5. This Third Report on the World Nutrition, Situation is part of a series of SCN reports initiated in the mid 80s on nutritional status of populations in developing countries. These reports focus on information important for all the UN agencies concerned with nutrition, and for the many governments...
  6. The first issue of DEEP on food security, prepared by the Liasison Committee of Develoment NGOs to the European Union focused on international and macroeconomic influences on food security. This issue takes a domestic approach in two senses. It considers those policy influences which can be...
  7. The purpose of this book is to provide a simple synthesis of the research on novel agroecosystems and technologies and an analysis of ecologically based farms, for the purpose of establishing the scientific basis of alternative agriculture. This book is an urgent call to all students of...
  8. Extension workers foster effective two-way communication between farmers and support services in the role of facilitators. They help farmers develop a new sense of competent autonomy, as they confront together the world that is changing around them.
  9. This book provides an illustrated guide to low-cost forms of transport. Its purpose is to focus attention on the real transport needs of developing communities, and to inform decision-makers about the range of low-cost vehicles available to meet many of those needs. The heart of the book is a...
  10. This volume contains Parts II, III, IV and V, together with an appendix for US AID users. Part II identifies the role of projects in each sector in economic and social development together with the policy implications of such projects, describes the characteristics of projects likely to have high...