1. Beside me was a tree, one lone tree. That tree was locally famous because it was the only tree anywhere in that vicinity; yet its presence proved that once there had been a forest over most of that land-now treeless and waste. The farmers of a past generation had cleared the forest. They had...
  2. The integration of tree & other farming can establish a sounder ecological balance & greater productivity of food & materials for clothing, fuel & shelter. The book suggests planting & cropping methods, & a range of potentially useful trees.
  3. 38 pages, illustrated
  4. The aim of this book is to bring about increases in the income and welfare of poor peasant farmers in that area through community-irented, self-reliant and sustainable approach to rural development.
  5. One of the main aims of this book is to benefit the rural people of Ethiopia by ercouraging them to grow more trees and shrubs of a wider variety of species than they have up to now. It provides information on a selection of useful tree and shrub species for the range of agroclimatic conditions...
  6. This report describes a little-known tree legume, Calliandra calothrysus. In 1936, foresters transported seed from Guatemala to Indonesia. They were interested in calliandra and other legumes as possible green manures or shade trees in coffee plantations. Today Javanese cultivate calliandra...
  7. The integration of tree and other farming can establish a sounder ecological balance and greater productivity of food and materials for clothing, fuel and shelter. The book suggests planting and cropping methods, and a range of potentially useful trees.
  8. This book had its origins in a research project at the Oxford Forestry Institute that was initiated in order to establish a better understanding of how tree management contributes to the strategies of farmers as they respond to pressures to adapt their use of land and other resources to changing...
  9. The major aims of these handbooks are to document the useful tree and shrub species of the region and to provide information to subject-matter specialist, extension workers, institutions and farmers on species that have production and conservation potential for small-scale farmers in the region....
  10. This handbook was published with the hope that it will be widely used by extension, education and research institutions in order to foster interest in the growing and management of a wider range of tree and shrub species as part of the development of sustainable land-use systems in Tanzania.