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Cover for The land settlement process.

This chapter discusses the land settlement process under Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP)-IV in Bangladesh. The settlement process follows the Government Khas Land Distribution Policy (1997) that stipulates that one landless household can get not more than 0.6 hectare of land for each ...

Author(s)
Karim, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Food gardens for a changing world.

This book is dedicated to students and instructors looking for a resource that approaches food gardens as a subject of natural and social science, using a framework of five key ideas: ecological thinking, evolution by selection, prosocial behaviour, social organization and diverse knowledge. It is...

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Cleveland, D. A.; Smith, S. E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240986)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The personality of dogs and cats living in the same household: a multivariate model study.

Author(s)
Menchetti, L.; Calipari, S.; Diverio, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Differences in management of dogs and cats living in the same household.

Author(s)
Menchetti, L.; Calipari, S.; Catanzaro, A.; Mariti, C.; Gazzano, A.; Diverio, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keeping ecological disturbance on the land: recreating swidden effects in Bhutan.

This chapter suggests that some integral swidden systems offer principles that may be built upon or adapted to promote biodiversity conservation and to provide goods, income and employment for rural households in the future. The argument is not that swidden can or should be recreated in Bhutan or...

Author(s)
Siebert, S. F.; Belsky, J. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Maize technologies and rural poverty reduction in Ethiopia.

In the past four decades, more than 40 improved maize varieties, including hybrids and open-pollinated varieties, have been developed and released in Ethiopia by the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research in collaboration with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre. Most...

Author(s)
Zeng, D.; Alwang, J.; Norton, G. W.; Shiferaw, B.; Jaleta, M.; Yirga, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: protection of humans and animal health.

This chapter discusses the rodent-control strategies in municipal and householder premises, integrated pest management, and best practice and audit schemes. Rodent control in food processing and production units as well as livestock units, and control options for domestic/household and small...

Author(s)
Meyer, A. N.; Kaukeinen, D. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adapting food-based strategies to improve the nutrition of the landless: a review of HKI's homestead food production program in Bangladesh.

Helen Keller International's (HKI) homestead food production (HFP) model is a food-based strategy to increase the micronutrient intake of individuals, improve household food security and advance women's empowerment. The standard HFP intervention includes gardening, poultry production, group...

Author(s)
Hillenbrand, E. P.; Waid, J. L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for On the road to potato processing in African tropical highlands.

Potato processing at the industrial level is relatively insignificant in the tropical highlands of Africa in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. No large international companies are present in this area whereas they have successfully established themselves in North Africa (Egypt) and South Africa....

Author(s)
Haverkort, A. J.; Woldegiorgis, G.; Koesveld, M. J. van; Ntizo, S.; Wustman, R.; Zhang, X.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing nutritional value and changing behaviours regarding orange-fleshed sweetpotato use in sub-Saharan Africa.

During the past 15 years, significant investments have been made in the development and promotion of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) varieties in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) due to their high β-carotene contents and thus, their potential to contribute towards reducing vitamin A deficiency. As the...

Author(s)
Low, J.; Ball, A.; Jaarsveld, P. J. van; Namutebi, A.; Faber, M.; Grant, F. K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter

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