innovation agriculture Books

  • Participatory Learning and Action 52: general issue

    Participatory Learning and Action 52 is a general issue. It includes a wide selection of articles, extracts and training tips from participatory practitioners around the world.developing paralegal extension services in Cameroon;using PRA with disabled people to promote social inclusion in India;management innovations in government agricultural ...

  • Growth and Diffusion Phenomena

    Diffusion and growth phenomena abound in the real worldsurrounding us. Someexamples: growth of the world'spopulation, growth rates of humans, public interest in newsevents, growth and decline of central city populations,pollution of rivers, adoption of agricultural innovations,and spreading of epidemics and ...

  • Working with Farmer Innovators

    For centuries, farmers have developed technological innovations, to produce improved crops, livestock, tools and machinery and manage their resources in a sustainable manner. Yet in many countries, this kind of intuitive experimentation remains untapped, and farmers receive scant credit for their contributions. This handbook is a training tool ...

  • Latest Agricultural Technology Innovation

    Dwindling water, farmland and fossil-based fertilizers are making it increasingly difficult to feed people today, let alone all those expected in the future. Which companies and innovative technologies are best positioned to help boost the yields and sustainability of agriculture while lowering its environmental impact? How should organizations ...

  • The Sciences and Art of Adaptive Management

    The Sciences and Art of Adaptive Management: Innovating for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management. This book is one of the newest additions to the SWCS publications. The 25 authors represent a rich international knowledge base ...

  • Food, Agriculture and Rural Development: Current and Emerging Issues for Economic Analysis and Policy Research (CUREMIS II). Vol. 1: Latin America and

    The present publication is part of the second edition of CUREMIS. This second edition covers current and emerging issues with a regional focus. The present volume contains four in-depth reviews on: new institutions for agricultural and rural development; the changing role of women in the rural economy; innovative policy instruments and evaluation ...

  • Crop Field Response to Deficit Irrigation

    With limited water resources to divert for agriculture, innovations aimed at increasing efficient use of irrigation water must be developed. Among the means to survive the consequences of water scarcity and yet to sustain high crop production under irrigated agriculture with decreasing share of water, deficient irrigation programs are highly ...

  • Gluten-Free Ancient Grains

    Gluten-Free Ancient Grains: Cereals, Pseudocereals and Legumes covers grains that are not related to wheat. This includes sorghum, the major millets - pearl, foxtail, proso and finger millet, as well as teff, the major pseudocereals - quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat, and emerging legume grains - lupin, cowpea, Bambara groundnut and marama beans. ...

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