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The Soil, how the soil is made up
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Better Farming Series, no.7. This illustrated manual explains the layers that compose soil, how to cultivate a soil, go over the elements of clay, sand and silt in soils, and explains how humus, air, and water in the soil enrich it.
The Soil, the living soil, working the soil
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Better Farming Series, no.8. This illustrated manual addresses how soil is formed and how plants and living organisms change the soil, how soil can be destroyed and the impact of fire on soil. It has a unit on working the soil that describes why the soil should be worked and the tools and methods for working it.
The Soil, conserving the soil, improving the soil
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Better Farming Series, no.10. This illustrated manual focuses on soil conservation. It explains erosion and then covers methods and techniques for erosion control and improving the soil with fallow, manures, crop rotation, fertilizers and compost.
The Soil, man and the soil
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Better Farming Series, no.6. This illustrated manual discusses traditional farming systems and presents reasons for smallholders to change methods in order to improve crop production. Soil depletion and soil improvement are also presented.
The Soil, working the soil (continued)
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Better Farming Series, no.9. This illustrated manual focuses on working the soil. It covers how to choose fields for cultivation, clearing them of tree stumps, tilling, sowing, crop management, irrigation, drainage and harvesting.
The Plant, the stem
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Better Farming Series, no.3. The illustrated text explains how to identify a plant stem using yam, groundnut, maize, kapok or baobab and cotton as examples. It teaches the reader about two types of stems, herbaceous and woody, and the covers function of the stem with the plant system.
The Plant, the root
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Better Farming Series, no. 2. The text explains different root systems, how root systems are built, what a radicle consists of, root hairs and and the function of roots within soil.
The Plant, the leaf
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Better Farming Series, no.4. The manual describes leaf shape, function and how to protect leaves from diseases and pests. It is illustrated with examples.
The Plant, the flower
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Better Farming Series, no.5. This illustrated manual uses groundnut and maize flowers as examples to teach about how a flower functions for fertilization with the reproductive organs of the plant, and how seeds and fruit are generated. It also covers seeds and sowing, and storage of grain and seeds.
Animal husbandry: looking after animals, how cattle reproduce
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Better Farming Series, no.13. This illustrated manual instructs the user on how to house animals and breed cattle, including how to improve enclosures, what to do about parasites, how to take care of wound, vaccination, cattle diseases, reproduction systems, fertilization, pregnancy, calving and castration of bulls.
Animal husbandry: introduction
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Better Farming Series, no.11. This illustrated manual introduces animal husbandry and the benefits to the farmer.
Animal Husbandry: feeding animals
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This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training. This illustrated manual focuses on how to feed calves and cattle, how food is digested by cattle, and how to improve pastures and growing fodder crops.
2016年粮食及农业状况 气候变化、农业和粮食安全
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除非立即采取行动来提高农业的可持续性、生产率和抵御能力,气候变化影响将严重危害 粮食安全问题本就十分严重的那些国家和区域的粮食生产。
年世界森林状况 2016 年 森林与农业:土地利用所面临的挑战与机遇
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / rice & grains, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
《世界森林状况2016》发现,在提升农业生产力和粮食安全的同时,我们可以做到遏制甚至扭转毁林趋势,其中特别突出介绍了哥斯达黎加、智利、冈比亚、格鲁吉亚、加纳、突尼斯和越南的情况。土地利用综合规划是平衡各项土地用途的关键,同时以正确的政策手段为基础,促进可持续森林和农业发展。
The Way to Work, the Living Plant: Better Farming Series, no. 1
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training.
Las Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza
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Las presentes Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza se han elaborado como complemento del Código de Conducta de la FAO para la Pesca Responsable (en adelante, el Código) de 1995.
Directives d’application volontaire visant à assurer la durabilité de la pêche artisanale dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire et de l'éradication de la pauvreté
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Les présentes Directives volontaires visant à assurer la durabilité de la pêche artisanale dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire et de l’éradication de la pauvreté ont été rédigées comme complément au Code de conduite de la FAO pour une pêche responsable de 1995 (le Code).
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication
Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) represent the first ever international instrument dedicated to small-scale fisheries. They represent a global consensus on principles and guidance for small-scale fisheries governance and development.
Policy Analysis Paper: Policy Mainstreaming of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services With a Focus on Pollination
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
FAO developed a protocol to identify and assess pollination deficits in crops – resulting in a global meta-analysis, with data from eleven countries. Results emerging from this endeavour give strong indication that pollination deficits may exist in a wide variety of farming systems across the world.
Strengthening Coherence between Agriculture and Social Protection to Combat Poverty and Hunger in Africa: Framework for Analysis and Action
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By drawing from concrete country experiences, the Framework will help to clarify the benefits of strengthening coherence between agriculture and social protection, and to identify the options available for achieving this through policy and programming.

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