Agriculture and Food
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.
Developing Technologies for the Rural Poor
This selective review looks at case studies where NGOs have been involved in rural/agricultural technology programmes directed at the rural poor, and attempts to identify those common features which characterize the agencies that have met with success. (Published in the ITDG Occasional Paper series)...
This is a detailed case history of the development and transfer of a new intermediate-scale technology for egg packing in Zambia. The successes and failures provide many lessons for all concerned with technology transfer.
Small Farm Weed Control
This bibliography is a guide to a range of weed control techniques.
The Harnessing of Draught Animals
Despite efforts to increase the level of mechanisation, animals remain an important existing or potential source of power in rural areas of developing countries, primarily in agriculture and transport, but also for water pumping, forestry, road construction, etc. This book details the most common me...
This excellent, clearly illustrated book has been written for those working with farmers on development and extension in rural areas who do not have much access to the technical know-how needed for developing irrigated agriculture on a small scale.
Gardening for Better Nutrition
A nutritional approach directed to rural women to encourage them to grow more and better food for their families in areas of widespread malnutrition. Includes details of suitable tools, plant varieties and gardening methods for the tropics and subtropics.
Report on Farm Equipment
A report from Nigeria on farm equipment in a development project
An Initial Course in Tropical Agriculture for the Staff of Co-operatives
A comprehensive course in tropical agriculture for the staff of co-operatives and other organisations.