Agriculture and Food
Siembra de soluciones Tomo 2
Siembra de soluciones: Tomo 2. Opciones para leyes nacionales de control sobre recursos genéticos e innovaciones biológicas
Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa
Stephen Devereux, Simon Maxwell
Sub-Saharan Africa's persistent food insecurity and vulnerability to famine reflects failures of understanding as much as failures of interventions. Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa aims to contribute towards an improved understanding for more effective food security policy. This book brings toge...
Perspectives on Pastoral Development
An objective account of a major Oxfam initiative: the Wajir Pastoral Development Project in north-east Kenya, with its distinctive emphasis on community participation. It explains how marginalized groups are developing their own pastoral associations to represent their interests, and Oxfam's role in...
This volume contains some 700 abstracts from around the world relating to peoples animal healthcare, otherwise known as ethnoveterinary medicine. Each abstract, many of the substantial, contains where possible detail of the livestocks disease, the name of the treatment, its method of preparation and...
Cover Crops in Smallholder Agriculture
Lessons learned in Latin America is about the use and dissemination of cover crops in different agreoecosystems need to be made more widely available not only to Spanish speaking, but also Anglophone regions. This publication aims to inform a wide range of actors involved in rural development projec...
A Field Manual of Camel Diseases
Ilse Köhler-Rollefson, Evelyn Mathias, Paul Mundy
The one-humped camel, or dromedary, is one of the world's hardiest domesticated animals. A vital source of transport, meat, milk and income for pastoralists in the Sahel, East Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, the camel can carry heavy loads for days in some of the world's most hostile conditi...
Managing Small-Scale Fisheries
Managing Small-Scale Fisheries: Alternative directions and methods
Deborah Bryceson, Christobal Kay, Jos Mooij
This book points out how peasant labour redundancy can undermine rural welfare and political stability, and why academics and policy-makers of the twenty-first century cannot ignore the world's disappearing peasantries without endangering sustainable development and international security. The edito...
Conny Almekinders, Walter de Boef
This book presents around 80 briefly described cases which illuminate accumulated experience in plant genetic resources in both the South and the North. These experiences illustrate the apparent conflict between crop conservation and development, and contribute to the understanding of opportunities...
Baking for Profit
Most communities have the capacity to support a well-run bakery operation. With good planning and access to raw materials and markets, setting up a bakery can represent an excellent enterprise opportunity. Baking for Profit provides the information that a small entrepreneur needs to address when set...