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Cover for Water conflicts and cooperation: a media handbook.

This handbook is for journalists, researchers and policy makers who are interested in working in science communication for water, peace and cooperation, and who are searching for ideas and inspiration. It features descriptions on, and reflections of, the activities (including action research,...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
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Cover for Youth and the rural economy in Africa: hard work and hazard.

This book unites recent findings from quantitative and qualitative research from across Africa to illuminate how young men and women engage with the rural economy and imagine their futures, and how development policies and interventions can find traction with these realities. Its 10 chapters are...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245011)
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Cover for RNAi for plant improvement and protection.

This book contains a series of chapters reviewing the current scientific knowledge on RNAi, methods for developing RNAi systems in transgenic plants and a range of applications for crop improvement, crop production and crop protection. Some chapters examine both endogenous systems in transgenic...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
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Cover for Small-scale rearing of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anagasta kuehniella</i> for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichogramma</i> production.

This book contains 4 chapters focusing on techniques for small-scale rearing of the egg parasitoids Trichogramma spp. in the factitious host Anagasta kuehniella [Ephestia kuehniella]. These parasitoids are among the most widely used natural enemies in the world, and in Brazil are used to control...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248951)
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Cover for New land, new life: a success story of new land resettlement in Bangladesh.

The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands cooperated on a land-based rural development project to give settlers security...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
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Cover for The impact of the International Livestock Research Institute.

This book contains 18 chapters that describes the evolving and multi-faceted roles of ILRI in addressing these and other global challenges in nearly a half century of research. ILRI researchers and partners took leading roles, for example, in the following. This volume can serve as a reference and...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
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Cover for Invasive alien plants: impacts on development and options for management.

This book contains 12 chapters covering a broad range of topics: economic, social and biodiversity impacts of invasive alien plants, rural community perceptions, policy framework responses, prevention and control experiences, and the net result of all of this on livelihoods and development as a...

Author(s)
Ellison, C. A.; Sankaran, K. V.; Murphy, S. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
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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)
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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
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Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Southeast Asia.

Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global Environment ...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392107)
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Book

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