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close this bookAmaranth to Zai Holes, Ideas for Growing Food under Difficult Conditions (ECHO; 1996; 397 pages)
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Open this folder and view contents1: Basics of agricultural development
Open this folder and view contents2: Vegetables and small fruits in the tropics
Open this folder and view contents3: Staple crops
Open this folder and view contents4: Multipurpose trees
Open this folder and view contents5: Farming systems and gardening techniques
Open this folder and view contents6: Soil health and plant nutrition
Open this folder and view contents7: Water resources
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Open this folder and view contents12: Seeds and germplasm
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Open this folder and view contents14: From farm to market
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Open this folder and view contents16: Oils
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View the document18: What is ECHO?
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Open this folder and view contentsECHO development notes - issue 52
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close this folderPrinciples of agroforestry
View the documentIntroduction
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View the documentSummary of benefits of agroforestry (see definitions)
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View the documentThe trees
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Open this folder and view contentsGood nutrition on the small farm

Bibliography and useful publications

Buck, L. 1988. Agroforestry Extension Training Sourcebook Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere. (CARE) International New York, N.Y., 540 pp.

Fernandez, Pamela G., guest ed. Sustainable Agricultural Newsletter, September 1990, dedicated to agroforestry seeds with an extensive listing of suppliers around the world. CUSO, 17 Phaholyothin, Golf Village, Phaholyothin Road, Bangkhen, Bangkok 10900 Thailand. free

Folliot, Peter F. and Thames, John L. 1983. Environmentally Sound Small-Scale Forestry Projects, Guidelines for Planning. Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA). Arlington, VA, 109 pp. $9.75 (see CODEL below)

Forestry/Fuelwood Research and Development Project. 1992 Growing Multipurpose Trees on Small Farms. Bangkok, Thailand: Winrock International. 195 + ix pp. (including 41 species fact cards). To order in the USA, call: 703/351-4006 and request book order no. PNABR667.

IITA (no date) Alley Cropping, A Stable Alternative to Shifting Cultivation. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria, 25 pp. (available for $1.00 from NFTA, see resources).

IIRR, 1990, Agroforestry Technology Information Kit. The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, 475 Riverside Drive, Room 1270, New York, NY 10115 ($20.00). Kits are probably available as well from their office in the Philippines: IIRR, Silang, Cavite 4118, PHILIPPINES. Nitrogen Fixing Trees for Wastelands. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Maliwan Mansion, Phra Atit Road, Bangkok, THAILAND.

NAIR, P.K.R. Classification of Agroforestry Systems. Agroforestry Systems 3: 97-128.

National Academy of Sciences. 1980, Firewood Crops, Shrub and Tree Species for Energy Production, Vol I, Washington, D.C., 236 pp. (available free to those actively working in development: BOSTID (JH-217D), National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D. C. 20418, USA).

National Academy of Sciences. 1983, Firewood Crops, Shrub and Tree Species for Energy Production, Vol II, Washington, D.C., 92 pp. (see vol I).

Rockeleau, D., Weber, F. and Field-Juma, A. 1988. Agroforestry in Dryland Africa. International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF). Nairobi, Kenya, 311 pp. $31.00

Save The Children/US, Thailand. 1992, Collection, Storage, and Treatment of Tree Seeds: A Handbook for Small, Farm Tree Planters. The FAO Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia, Bangkok, Thailand.

Shankarnarayan, R. A. (Ed.) 1984. Agroforestry in Arid and Semi-arid Zones. Jodphur, India, ICAR Central Arid Zone Research Institute, 295 pp.

Teel, W.A., 1984. A Pocket Directory of Trees and Shrubs in Kenya. Kenyan Energy Non-Governmental Organization (KENGO). Nairobi, Kenya, 151 pp.

Thuvesson, D. (Ed.) Forests, Trees and People Newsletter, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences/IRDC, Box 7005, S-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden. (Quarterly publication distributed to those interested in and/or working with community forestry activities). free

USAID 1987. Windbreak and Shelterbelt Technology for Increasing Agricultural Production. United States Agency for International Development, Washington, D. C. 219 pp.

Liegel, Leon H.; Venator, Charles R. A technical guide for forest nursery management in the Caribbean and Latin America, Gen. Tech. Rep. SO©67. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station; 1987. 156p.

von Carlowitz, P. 1986. Multipurpose Tree and Shrub Seed Directory. International Center for Research in Agroforestry, Nairobi, Kenya. 265 pp. $24.00

VSO (no date). If a Tree Falls: A VSO Guide to Raising and Planting Trees in Kenya. Voluntary Services Overseas

Wesley, S.B. (Ed.) Agroforestry Today, ICRAF. Nairobi, Kenya, quarterly. (Subscriptions for development workers and scientists are free (see ICRAF below).

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