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Effect of maize based Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS) under tribal farming situations of Odisha in India
(Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, 2012)
A summary of 2011-2012 trial plot results in terms of yield and profitability. Tillage and intercropping had no significant effect on maize yield (4890 kg ha 1) in the first year. The highest maize yield was recorded in ...
Annex IV: Irrigation and water control
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 1986)
The current strong interest in irrigation in Africa arises from the growing incapacity of much of the continent to feed itself. Food production, predominantly under rain fed conditions, has risen at the rate of only 1.4% ...
Étude sur la gestion des conflits lies aux amenagements pastoraux cas de la zone pastorale de la Nouhao
Pour une amélioration de la gestion des aménagements et des conflits dans la zone pastorale de la Nouhao, il y a des actions urgentes à mener pour éviter que la crise se cristallise (car Mogandé n'est pas un cas isolé) et ...
Facilitation of forest management: The case of wood exploitation in the classified forest of Maro, Burkina Faso
Le present rapport est le fruit d'une recherche quie a été exécutée dans le cadre de mes études de Sociologie du Développement Rural à l'université Agronomique de Wageningen. Cette recherche a été exécutée pour un programme ...
Le semis direct sur couverture végétale permanente (SCV): Une solution alternative aux systèmes de culture conventionnels dans les pays du Sud
(Paris, France: Groupe Agence Francaise de Développement, 2006)
At the Desert's Edge: Oral Histories from the Sahel
(London, UK: Panos, 1991)
The book is a collection of interviews conducted in 1989-90 with older members of Sahelian communities. Its purpose is to discover the perception of change in the Sahel through the oral histories given; it is asking questions ...
The Sahel in depth. Living on the edge
The Sahel is an area of chronic vulnerability to food insecurity; about 80% of their needs are met by local production in conditions which are characterized by poor soil fertility, low rainfall, underdeveloped marketing ...
Legal issues in the use of geospatial data and tools for agriculture and natural resource management: A primer
(Mexico, D.F.: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), 2002)
This paper reviews concepts of Intellectual Property and other legal issues relating to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) used in agriculture and natural resource management. Topics covered include copyright, patents, ...
Profits, not poaching, is message Cornell scientists are aiming at Zambian farmers
(Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2007)
"In an effort to improve lives and at the same time save African wildlife, Cornell researchers are helping farmers in Zambia, Southern Africa, develop such products as peanut butter and tofu under the It's Wild! brand name. ...
Fertiliser use in semi-arid West Africa: Profitability and supporting policy
(Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), 1998)
An important debate is currently under way among researchers and policy makers about the relative merits of using organic versus inorganic fertilizers to improve soil fertility in semi-arid areas of sub-Saharan Africa. ...