Agriculture Contractors Books

  • Report of the Technical Consultation to Draft a Legally-binding Instrument on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Reports No. 914The consultation, held in four sessions in FAO headquarters, was convened by the Director General of the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations upon the recommendation of the twenty-seventh session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries. The Technical Consultation finalized the draft Agreement on Port ...

  • Seed multiplication by resource-limited farmers (English)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersFAO, through its Seed and Plant Genetics Resources Service, is conducting a series of expert consultations, workshops and conferences to generate ideas, develop methodologies and facilitate initiatives aimed at strengthening on-farm seed multiplication (the informal seed system), thereby addressing ...

  • Protein sources for the animal feed industry. Expert Consultation and Workshop. Bangkok, 29- April-3 May 2002 (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health ProceedingsThis Consultation included talks by experts on the overview of world protein needs and supply; scientific aspects of protein nutrition of farm animals; local protein resources and supplementation for livestock production; the agricultural alternatives for the production of increased supplies of ...

  • Medium-term prospects for agricultural commodities. Projections to the Year 2010 (En)

    Series: FAO Commodities and Trade Technical PapersFAO regularly undertakes projections of production, demand and trade for all major agricultural commodities and for practically all countries in the world, as a basis for medium-term commodity policy analysis and for assessing future food security problems. These projections are important input for ...

  • Training modules on Conservation Agriculture. CD-ROM (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media SeriesConservation Agriculture aims to conserve, improve and make more efficient use of natural resources through integrated management of available soil, water and biological resources combined with external inputs. It contributes to environmental conservation as well as to enhanced and sustained ...

  • Participation in the Caribbean. A Review of Grenada's Forest Policy Process

    This independent study traces the lessons of Grenada’s participatory policy process, which resulted in a shift away from policy based on the preoccupations of foresters, politicians and foreign consultants, towards a recognition of stakeholders’ values. The process revealed that major forest values were environmental services, and agricultural and ...

  • Chemistry and Technology of Agrochemical Formulations

    Agrochemical products and adjuvants are of vital importance in agriculture, to protect food and fibre crops from weeds, insect pests and diseases, in order to feed and clothe the growing world population. In recent years there have been increasing pressures to produce agrochemical formulations which have a lower environmental impact and are ...

  • Policy Reforms and Agriculture Development in Central Asia

    The Central Asian republics – Kazakhstan, the Krygyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan – are transitioning from centrally planned economies to market-oriented systems. This volume addresses the process and policy reforms these countries face and how the reforms may impact agricultural development in a region that has experienced ...

  • Peasants, Farmers and Scientists

    This book is a critical account of tropical agricultural science and agricultural development in the twentieth century, in particular in Africa. It describes successes as well as fads and failures, from the perspective of a practitioner of more than 40 years. The emphasis is on the second half of the century, but the story frequently reaches deep ...

  • Progress in Industry and Innovation Policy

    Progress in Industry and Innovation Policy is an international Book Series presenting ground-breaking studies and reports on developments in industry and innovation policy. Interdisciplinary in nature, the Book Series aims to contribute to advance policy research, development and application. The Book Series is available as online source and ...

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