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  • Country Pasture Profiles. Detailed description of pasture and forage resources by country (CD-ROM) (English)

    Country Pasture Profiles. Detailed description of pasture and forage resources by country (CD-ROM) (English)

    This CD-ROM provides details about the pasture and forage resources of various countries in the context of relevant general, topographical, climatic and agro-ecological information with particular focus on livestock production systems. Profiles (80) are by region: Africa (20); Asia (14); Europe (14); Latin America and the Caribbean (11); Near East (6) and Southwest Pacific (15). The CD-ROM contains text as well as many figures, tables and ...

  • Forage Legumes for Temperate Grasslands (English)

    Forage Legumes for Temperate Grasslands (English)

    With the underpinning role of forage legumes in the nitrogen economy and animal productivity from temperate grasslands certain to expand in the future, particularly in regions where their potential has not yet been realized, it is essential that the wealth of information currently available is widely disseminated. This book serves the purpose with very detailed information on and illustrations of 35 selected forage legume species that will ...

  • Grasslands: Developments, opportunities, perspectives (English)

    Grasslands: Developments, opportunities, perspectives (English)

    This book looks at significant current grassland problems and issues, and provides an insight into grassland productivity in diverse areas of the world, with their various production systems. There is a focus on recent technical advances and the prospects for further innovation, through twenty-one chapters by eminent grassland scientists, grouped into seven sections - forage germplasm; forage conservation; grass-based systems and organic ...

  • Globalization of food systems in developing countries: impact on food security and nutrition (En)

    Globalization of food systems in developing countries: impact on food security and nutrition (En)

    Series: FAO Food and Nutrition PapersFood systems are being transformed at an unprecedented rate as a result of global economic and social change. Urbanization, foreign direct investment in markets of developing countries and increasing incomes are prime facilitators for the observed changes, while social changes such as the increased number of women in the workforce and rural to urban migration, provide added stimulus. Changes are also

  • Living well with HIV/AIDS. A manual on nutritional care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS (En)

    Living well with HIV/AIDS. A manual on nutritional care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS (En)

    This manual, published jointly with WHO, provides home care agents and local service providers with practical recommendations for a healthy and well balanced diet for people living with HIV/AIDS. It deals with common complications that people living with HIV/AIDS are experiencing at different stages of infection and helps provide local solutions that emphasize using local food resources and home-based care and support.

  • Cactus (Opuntia spp.) as forage (En)

    Cactus (Opuntia spp.) as forage (En)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersOpuntias are multipurpose plants that are increasingly being used in agricultural systems in arid and semi-arid areas and are considered a key component for the productivity and sustainability of these regions. This publication, initially printed in Santiago for field purposes, presents current scientific and practical information on the use of the cactus Opuntia as forage for livestock

  • Grassland resource assessment for pastoral systems (En)

    Grassland resource assessment for pastoral systems (En)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersThis publication deals with the study of extensive grazing lands and forage production systems and the assessment of grassland conditions and productivity. Although a complex subject, it is a very necessary one for the correct management of grazing lands and the design and execution of projects to improve sustainable extensive livestock production and enhance the living standards of trad