Agriculture

Practical advice and guidance for farmers and producers on topics such as solar dryers, tropical trees and beekeeping. Technical information on world agricultural trade for policy-makers and advisers. 

Publication date: 1 March 2009
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Designed to help trainers develop suitable materials to assist small farmers and producers to supply high quality horticultural produce for sale. This title takes trainers through a step by step approach of progressive learning. It provides the trainer information that can be used to design and tailor-make courses applicable to the context.

Publication date: 1 March 2009
Format: E-book (PDF), Spiral bound

Designed to help trainers develop suitable materials to assist small farmers and producers to supply high quality horticultural produce for sale. This title provides the trainer with practical tasks that reinforce and enhance comprehension of theoretical training.

Series title: Economic Paper Series
Publication date: 1 February 2009
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Considers the likely effects on African, Caribbean and Pacific countries of the European Union's Directive on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, planned to be implemented from 2010.

Series title: Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals
Number within series: 5
Publication date: 1 March 2008
Format: Spiral bound

A guide for non-specialist on how to plant and establish the right trees for any particular area. With line drawings and diagrams, it shows how to select the specimens, planting methods, and how to ensure that newly planted trees thrive.

Publication date: 1 March 2008
Format: Paperback

The liberalisation of trade in rice is likely to have huge welfare implications for countries dependent on its production and trade. This book explores the poverty and welfare implications of this liberalisation for India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and identifies the effects on different groups within rice-dependent developing countries.

Contributor: Richard Jones
Publication date: 1 July 2005
Format: Paperback

This book has a very simple format. It lists, in alphabetical order of first author, just about everything that has been written on bees, the practical application of bee science, beekeeping and hive products for all the countries of the Commonwealth.

Contributor: Chris Milner, Wyn Morgan
Series title: Economic Paper
Publication date: 1 January 2004
Format: Paperback

A new impetus has been given to faltering WTO trade discussions by the recent EU mandate supporting the liberalisation of agricultural trade policies and removal of export subsidies on agricultural products, within an environment in which all countries start reforming their trade policies.

Series title: Economic Paper
Publication date: 1 January 2004
Format: Paperback

In 2003 the WTO Ministerial Meeting at Cancun failed to achieve any significant progress on the liberalisation of agricultural markets in developed or developing countries. If the present round of negotiations is to be successful, it must continue the momentum for reform achieved through the Uruguay Round.

Series title: Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals
Number within series: 2
Publication date: 1 February 2003
Format: Spiral bound

Designed to provide clear and concise information on how to select, grow, plant and care for tropical trees in both moist and drier parts of the tropics, this manual deals with all the procedures necessary for growing tropical trees from seeds.

Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

An illustrated book that brings the rainforest to life.

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