1. The major conclusions of the study were that the state tended to administer rather than manage irrigation schemes. In contrast farmers in all the schemeseasily engaged with operational aspects of irrigation management. Farmers, however, had their shortcomings particularly, in relation to...
  2. 1995-07-19 The lure of statistics Diversity of farmers' strategies - Mali Improving network performance Landuse planning combining multicriteria computer models with participatory methodologies High quality experiments Variation: problem or solution? Culture, social relationship and indigenous economics on...
  3. 1997-12-19 Integrated pest management in Latin America Developments in crop protection Natural Pest Management in Zimbabwe Chinese rice farmers Integrated rice-duck cultivation in Vietnam Trapping the red hairy caterpillar in India Food security and local production of biopesticides in Cuba Natural...
  4. 2006-12-20 The System of RiceIntensification and its implications for agriculture Managing pests through plan diversification Powdered rock to revitalise soils The Mambwe mound cultivation system Managing organic resources for soil amendment Conservation Farming in rural Zimbabwe Improving the jhum system...
  5. Food security is chronically poor in Zaka due to recurrent droughts, poor farming practices, high unemployment, and political instability. Malnutrition is a contributing factor in one-half of all childhood deaths. Building food security is essential to improving health and strengthening and...
  6. This report uses two case studies of community-based natural resource management (CAMPFIRE and forest co-management) to examine the impact of the political situation on resource management institutions and the resources on which they depend.
  7. 1994-01-01 The environment impact of DDT used in ground-spraying operations to eradicate tsetse flies from north western Zimbabwe was assessed in field studies between 1987-1991 and reported in this publication. The effects are reversible, probably within 10-20 years, and are less serious than those caused...