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Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Digital technologies for agricultural and rural development in the global south.

The aim of this book is to share research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South: specifically to bring together the perspectives of academic researchers from diverse disciplines with those of practitioners with experience in...

Author(s)
Duncombe, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture for Africa: building resilient farming systems in a changing climate.

This book provides an updated assessment of trends in the adaptation and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) in different countries of Africa. It provides information on the contribution of CA systems to building resilience in a changing climate while increasing productivity, profitability...

Author(s)
Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Harnessing dividends from drylands: innovative scaling up with soil nutrients.

This book brings together the results of a novel scaling-up initiative of the Bhoochetana Mission Program implemented during 2009-2012 in Karnataka. The second phase of Bhoochetana covers all 30 districts for both irrigated and dryland crops with strong leadership by the Government of Karnataka...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Transition to agricultural market economies: the future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

This book offers information on the agricultural economy of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU region). It covers a wide range of relevant issues, such as agricultural policies that affect production and trade, the privatization of land markets, the optimal use of fertilizers and other inputs, and ...

Author(s)
Schmitz, A.; Meyers, W. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Developing successful agriculture: an Australian case study.

This book showcases the development of Australian agriculture and draws implications for other countries about what they could learn from the lessons and experiences of Australian agriculture. It is written chiefly for agricultural and rural policy makers in government departments and international ...

Author(s)
Zhou, Z. Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939458)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Promoting investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.

This book identifies drivers of investment and then analyses policy options that cause those drivers to channel investment into agriculture in developing countries. Chapter 2 presents the concept and definition of investment in general, and chapter 3 analyses investment in agriculture. Chapter 4...

Author(s)
Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Food security in Africa and Asia: strategies for small-scale agricultural development.

This book builds on the premise that food security in low-income countries may be achieved through sustained effort by the local small-scale and subsistence farming communities, with the active support from local, national and international agencies. It states that any such effort will endure only...

Author(s)
Bakker, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938413)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nourishing the land, nourishing the people: a Madagascar success story.

This book (consisting of 13 chapters) tells the story of a development initiative in southern Madagascar, the Upper Mandrare River Basin Development Project (PHBM), which enabled a region suffering from chronic drought and famine to become the breadbasket of the south. The PHBM is also an example...

Author(s)
Shapiro, B.; Woldeyes, A.; Ramilison, H.; Rakotondratsima, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937393)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Bread, beer and the seeds of change: Agriculture's imprint on world history.

This book examines grain production and processing in various early agricultural societies as well as the technological advances in Western societies. The book is organized into three parts. The first part (chapters 2-6) examines background information and discusses the basics of cropping and food...

Author(s)
Sinclair, T. R.; Sinclair, C. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937058)
Type
Book

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