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Environmentally sound small-scale agricultural projects

Miguel A. Altieri

Environmentally sound small-scale agricultural projects

guidelines for planning.

by Miguel A. Altieri

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Published by Coordination in Development, Volunteers in Technical Assistance in New York, N.Y., U.S.A, Arlington, Va., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable agriculture.,
  • Agricultural ecology.,
  • Agricultural conservation.,
  • Agricultural development projects -- Planning.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVukasin, Helen L., Coordination in Development, Inc., Volunteers in Technical Assistance.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.S86 A47 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1788983M
    ISBN 100866192832
    LC Control Number89185190

    Since , Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in 50 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant. The GRAS Project The development of GRAS is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture through the Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR) within the project “Development of the GRAS prototype to support an environmentally friendly use of resources for a sustainable bioeconomy”.   1. Transferring technology to make tilapia hatchery aquaculture environmentally sound. 2. Providing villagers with an alternative means of raising food for consumption or generating income. 3. Enhancing the potential for agriculture production in . Miguel A. Altieri is the author of Agroecology ( avg rating, 34 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Genetic Engineering in Agriculture ( avg rat 4/5(14).

    The long-term goal of this project is to design and implement an outreach program that offers technical assistance to socially disadvantaged, resource-poor beginning farmers in Alabama, in production, management and marketing of small-scale livestock and horticultural enterprises, in a sustainable and environmentally sound manner and to improve their livelihood.


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