1. The Symposium brought together keekeeping experts involved with development, other development practitioners and social scientists. By involving people from these different fields it was possible to examine the processes involved with helping people to strenthen livelihoods by means of...
  2. This publication was a result of a review of microbial processes with promise for wider use in the developing world. Subpanels selected a small number of examples of microbial processes that met either of the following criteria: the process can be beneficially employed in developing countries or...
  3. This booklet has been written for community development workers in developing countries who are not technicians in the area of water resources. It is meant to serve as a general guide when planning environmentally sound small-scale water projects, that is, projects which protect and conserve...
  4. The purpose of this Soils Bulletin is to summarize the soil erosion problem and to focus attention on remedial measures available with particular reference to the lands under traditional forms of agriculture in the developing countries. It is hope that the Bulletin will be of assistance to field...
  5. This document identifies some ofthe problems of the PHC approach as revealed by a review of the first generation of PHC projects supported by the U.S.Agency for International Development(AID.) It is the first instance in which a substantial number of primary health care projects supported and...
  6. Practising Health for All presents a wide range of case studies depicting typical problems that arise in the implementation of primary health care--and how these can be overcome.
  7. This book covers a wide range of topics, including maternal and child services, tropical medicine and surgery, epidemic and infectious diseases, leprosy and tuberculosis, sanitation, community health programmes, rehabilitation of the handicapped, nursing and medical education, and the sprecial...
  8. This book emphasizes the importance of social, economic, and environmental considerations when planning and implementing projects. For rural development workers, it aims to fill the gap in existing literature on the gathering and storage of water.
  9. This manual is written for health workers who care for sick persons in places where there is no doctor. It is for those who already have some training in diseases and in caring for sick persons. The book shows how, by taking a good history and doing a careful examination, the health worker can...
  10. 2009-01-01 This report offers a rationale for urgently scaling up effective interventions to reduce the global burden of child and maternal undernutrition. It provides information on nutrition strategies and progress made by programmes, based on the most recent data available. The success stories and...