Agriculture and Food
This guide is a quality directory of agricultural equipment and machinery which is suitable for small scale beekeeping and honey processing. A general introduction to beekeeping is followed by an illustrated catalogue of suitable equipment and the addresses of suppliers and manufacturers.
This guide provides information on the type of equipment that is available for farming on the small-scale and for small-holdings. It details the relevant characteristics of the different types of multi-purpose toolbars and lists the name and address of the manufacturer.
Harvesting and Threshing
This manageable guide sets out to answer what harvesting and threshing equipment is available, what are the main characteristics of types of equipment and where can you go for more information and supply.
Rural Vulnerability to Famine in Ethiopia
Prescriptions for rural development abound, but ‘what is frequently lacking is not so much ideas or techniques as the will and the commitment’ to improve conditions. The author describes how, in the complex case of Ethiopia, man can be held responsible for famine –and suggests how he can act to prev...
How to Make the Most of your Tractor
This book is divided into four sections: operating your tractor, maintaining your tractor, carrying out field operations and how to work safely. Presented carefully and clearly, it is well illustrated with diagrams and pictures.
A study of the technical and economic revival of the small-scale OPS method of sugar processing in India, and its transfer to Kenya. A detailed study of two contrasting situations.
Animal Draught Technology
An important and useful guide to the widely scattered literature on a subject of increasing importance - over 300 annotated items.
Selective Feeding Programmes
Over the years, Oxfam has been involved in a wide variety of health-related projects. The "Practical Health Guides" draw on this experience to put forward ideas on best practice in the provision of health care and services in developing countries. A comprehensive manual for use in treating different...
The Golden Insect
This handbook on tropical beekeeping for beginners is based on first hand Ghanaian experience.
Try the Rabbit
A guide to small-scale rabbit breeding based on experience in Ghana. Includes advice on how to set up and manage a rabbitry.