1. The senior author is especially grateful to Dr Bo Gohi who encouraged him to put on paper the ideas and concepts that are the result of almost three decades of experience wholly devoted to the development of tropical livestock production systems, mostly in Latin America but with considerable...
  2. 2001-01-01 It is clear from this empirical study that there have been very promising advances in the adoption and spread of sustainable agriculture. The 208 projects/initiatives show clear increases in food production over some 29 million hectares, with nearly 9 million households benefiting from increased...
  3. This publication reports on a short training class that was help in Dumardaga, India.The course started with an introduction on the conceptual aspects of what sustainable agriculture and organic methods are. How to go about selecting crops, seeds, preparing the field, nutrient cycling and pest...
  4. 1993-01-01 The present paper on indicators of unsustainability incorporates the understanding generated by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development's conceptual work and, to a limited extent, the results of its applications.
  5. 2006-01-01 In this paper the author describes some of the experiences of the government's Forestry and Beekeeping Division in institutionalising participatory forestry. He also outlines some particular challenges for the process against the backdrop of the government's decentralisation and local government...
  6. 2011-01-01 A compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on global innovations that can help solve a worldwide problem. State of the World 2011 not only introduces us to the latest agro-ecological innovations and their global applicability but also gives broader insights into issues...
  7. This book tell how to use chemical-free methods of growing vegetables in spaces around households and schools.
  8. 1992-01-01 The purpose of the study is to recommend a strategy and program actions that will enable animal agriculture to contribute to the optimization of food production and human development in sub-Saharan Africa on an equitable, sustainable, and environmentally sound basis. The prospective users of this...
  9. 1996-01-01 A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute to identify solutions for meeting future world food needs whild reducing povery and protecting the environment. This booklet is designed to present the message of the 2020...
  10. 2003-01-01 As part of a major effort to improve quality of native savanna soils for agricultural production in the Llanos of Colombia, a field experiment was established in May 1996 to determine the impact of vertical tillage, application of soil amendents and fertilizers, crop rotation and crop-pasture...