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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mozambique, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Cuba, Congo, Guinea, Cape Verde, New Zealand, Kenya, United States of America, Nicaragua, Italy, Tanzania, India, Sao Tome and Principe, Georgia, Brazil, Africa

    This Manual has been put together with the objective of assisting actions by the diverse groups of human beings who intervene in the conservation of the natural resources, particularly soil and water resources and in the context of each continent, country, region or zone. The Manual brings together a collection of concepts, experiences and practical suggestions that can be of immediate use for identifying problems and for formulating, executing and evaluating actions so as to benefit and to improve the productivity and conservation of soil and water resources.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Niger, Ghana, Africa

    This report comments on the situation of forest products in Niger. The first part of the report analyses the current uses and importance of forest products in the country followed by a special review on wood production and its uses. The later part looks into the collection, analysis and dissemination process and evaluates the methodologies used during the process. The most important products are also looked into in detail followed by some suggestions on how the overall process could be improved.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Nigeria, Thailand, Africa, Asia

    The development of agricultural technologies and a better appreciation of the existing but under-utilised knowledge of resource management will be crucial in meeting the ecological needs and in achieving the anticipated food demands of the growing population in the future. The greatest challenge for the coming decades lies in the fact that the production environments are unstable and degrading. Land degradation is proceeding so fast that unless policies and approaches change, many countries will not be able to achieve sustainable agriculture in the foreseeable future.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Eswatini, Ghana, Iran, Djibouti, Malawi, Eritrea, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Malaysia, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana
  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, El Salvador, Brazil, Ghana, China, Indonesia, Jamaica, Peru, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Thailand, Honduras, Asia, Americas
  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Kenya, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Guatemala, China, India, Benin, Mexico, Brazil

    Feeding cities plus the rising total of poor urban households in developing countries and countries in transition is the challenge facing City and Local Authorities. This guide intends to brief the Mayors, City Executives and Urban Planners, including specialists in food production, market development, public health, environment, forestry and agroforestry, on the compelling need for food supply and distribution policies and programmes. These would lower the cost of accessing food by low-income households in their cities and stimulate private investment.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Nigeria, Africa, Western Africa

    The importance of cassava relative to other crops in the cropping system was almost total; cassava was present in 70% of arable fields; maize and beans or peas were each present in 13% of arable fields and all other crops were present in 4%. Cassava was produced mostly for sale, yet it was not as important around market centers as in remote areas because imported rice and wheat products were easily accessible.

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