Books tagged: agriculture

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Han't, An Exercise In Synonomy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Is Han't content? Magic will out, and a quake in the matrix draws nigh!
Awakening Community Intelligence: CSA Farms as 21st Century Cornerstones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Over the last decades many thousands of people around the world have recognized in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) a vehicle for approaching land, food, labor, environment and community in a healthier way. Now, in an era with increasing shadows of environmental catastrophe, it’s time to expand exponentially CSA's vision and reality. This book lays out the vision and sounds a call to action.
Guide pour mesurer la diversité alimentaire au niveau du ménage et de l’individu
Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
e présent guide décrit comment utiliser le questionnaire sur la diversité alimentaire selon qu’il s’applique à un ménage ou à un individu, le calcul du score étant légèrement différent selon le cas. Les données collectées peuvent également être analysées pour fournir des informations sur des groupes d’aliments intéressants.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013
Price: Free! Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En el informe sobre El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013: Sistemas alimentarios para una mejor nutrición se sostiene que para mejorar la nutrición y reducir estos costos debe comenzarse por la alimentación y la agricultura.
Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional 2013
Price: Free! Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La edición 2013 del Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de América Latina y el Caribe muestra que durante los últimos años la región mantiene una trayectoria favorable en materia de crecimiento económico y protección social, en un contexto en que las economías de los países industrializados han experimentado crisis y, por lo general bajas tasas de crecimiento.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
Edible insects
Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013
Price: Free! Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013: Food systems for better nutrition argues that improving nutrition and reducing these costs must begin with food and agriculture.
Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for FAO lay down the procedures for conserving plant genetic resources.These voluntary Standards set the benchmark for current scientific and technical best practices, and support the key international policy instruments for the conservation and use of plant genetic resources.
Save and Grow: Cassava
Price: Free! Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
How FAO's Save and Grow model of agriculture can help make intensive cassava farming more productive, profitable and sustainable.