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Agriculture


Information on appropriate agriculture: Comprises links to research, literature, techniques, and a directory of agencies and products/producers.

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Collated articles and reports

Directory: Agiculture

 

Collated articles and reports: Agriculture

A woman of substance, Dawn, Karachi, November 27, 2004
Farzana Panhwar stands
prominent in a society lacking far behind in education.

Things go better with Coke, The Guardian, UK, November 2, 2004
Instead of paying hefty fees to international chemical companies for patented pesticides, Indian farmers are reportedly spraying their cotton and chilli fields with Coca-Cola.

Plants and flood control, The Economist, UK, October 21, 2004
Surprisingly small amounts of vegetation can help prevent flooding.

Aquaculture: The fishing fields, The Economist, October 7, 2004
A new way of hatching fish (which is in fact old) in Bangladesh

Women improve irrigation flows
Women & agriculture in Nepal, ADB

Connecting Farmers Worldwide Through Radio- PDF
Institute for Lifecycle Energy Analysis (ILEA), USA

Global Gardening
Indian village project based on principles of Square Foot Gardening (USA)

Gender Dimension in biodiversity management in Asia
Report submitted to FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, June 1997

Sustaining Soil Fertility; Useful practices & methods in hill agriculture- PDF
Institute for Lifecycle Energy Analysis (ILEA), USA

Statistical, Economic & Social Research & Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC)
Agricultural & industrial data from
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives & Pakistan

 

 

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