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- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99
The development and business communities recently have experienced a tremendous resurgence of interest in promoting value chains development as a way to add value, lower transaction costs, diversify rural economies, and contribute to increasing rural household incomes. This Guide is designed for those who want to know more about value chain-based approaches... more...
- Centre de recherches pour le développement international 2006; US$ 30.00
Les pays en développement vont connaître dans les années à venir une explosion démographique, qui sera particulièrement sensible dans les villes. La production alimentaire devra doubler dans les trente prochaines années et, parallèlement, la production de déchets et d?effluents sera multipliée par quatre. L'agriculture urbaine, qui utilise les ressources... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Designed as an accessible text on sustainable agriculture, this book contains information on community organization and participation, technologies for sustainability and the wider policy and service environment. The book looks at a variety of ways of encouraging sustainability through policy change and service provision, including: ways of improving... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 189.00
Agriculture is the lifeblood of the majority of people in Africa. It is not just a provider of food, it is a way of life for rural people. Whilst subsistence farming is the most practiced form of agriculture, there are many parts of Africa where agriculture is highly developed and progressive. In many instances it is the very diversity of agricultural... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 120.00
This text consists of selected, edited and revised papers from a workshop held at ICRAF in July 2000. It synthesizes existing information on the adoption of natural resource management investments and strategies for agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 155.00
Biological control has made a major contribution to integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa, but its documentation has often been under-reported. This book provides a review of the most important studies. The focus is on arthropod pests and weeds, but diseases are covered where significant. more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
Fertilizer use in Africa as compared to other developing regions has been limited. What types of policies and programs are needed to realize the potential benefits of fertilizer in African agriculture? This book summarizes key lessons learned from past efforts to promote fertilizer in Africa, provides an overview of the current state of knowledge concerning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.00
There is an urgent need to increase agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa in a sustainable and economically-viable manner. Transforming risk-averse smallholders into business-oriented producers that invest in producing surplus food for sale provides a formidable challenge, both from a technological and socio-political perspective. This... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99
Comprehensive empirical studies of the disarray in world agricultural markets appeared approximately 20 years ago. Since then, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has provided estimates each year of market distortions in high-income countries, but there have been no comparable estimates for the world's developing countries.... more...