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1. Farm ponds for water, fish and livelihoods.

Author(s) : Miller, J. W.

Publisher : FAO, Rome, Italy

Book : Farm ponds for water, fish and livelihoods. 2009 pp.74 pp.

2. Commercial aquaculture and economic growth, poverty alleviation and food security. Assessment framework.

This paper proposes some methods for quantifying the contribution of aquaculture to national economies, poverty alleviation and food security so as to improve the much needed political and financial support to the sector for its adequate development. Aquaculture's contribution to a country's...

Author(s) : Hishamunda, N.; Cai, J.; Leung, C. S.

Publisher : FAO, Rome, Italy

Book : Commercial aquaculture and economic growth, poverty alleviation and food security. Assessment framework. 2009 pp.69 pp.

3. Producing tilapia in small cage in West Africa.

The Water Research Institute (WRI) in Akosombo, Ghana, is working to bring cage aquaculture technology to smallholder farmers. The stocking, feeding and cage construction technology piloted by WRI is now being widely adopted in the Lower Volta basin in Ghana. The results of WRI research over the...

Author(s) : Ofori, J. K.; Dankwa, H. R.; Brummett, R.; Abban, E. K.

Publisher : Water Research Institute, Achimota, Ghana

Miscellaneous : Producing tilapia in small cage in West Africa 2009 pp.19 pp.

5. Tropical river fisheries valuation: background papers to a global synthesis.

This report is a compilation of five regional reviews that document the global status of tropical rivers and inland fisheries in three continents: Latin America, Africa and Asia. It explores the role of valuation methods and their contribution to policy making and river fishery management.

Author(s) : Neiland, A. E.; Béné, C.

Publisher : WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia

Book : Tropical river fisheries valuation: background papers to a global synthesis 2008 pp.290 pp.

6. Starting a cooperative. Farmer-controlled economic initiatives.

Author(s) : Koopmans, R.

Publisher : Agromisa Foundation and CTA, Wageningen, Netherlands

Book : Starting a cooperative. Farmer-controlled economic initiatives 2006 pp.86 pp.

9. Inland fisheries co-management in East Africa.

The importance of inland fisheries resources to the East Africa Community Partner States of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda is highlighted. Efforts and achievements to improve utilization and management of fisheries resources for lasting social and economic benefits in the region are examined....

Author(s) : Scullion, J.

Publisher : WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia

Miscellaneous : Inland fisheries co-management in East Africa 2007 pp.22 pp.

11. Production of feeds of animal origin for pigs.

The composition of bone meal produced using a continuous thermal process at 80°-90°C was 10% moisture, 6.2% fat, 34.8% protein, 48.2% solids, 19.8% calcium and 9.0% phosphorus vs. 10.0, 10.5, 20.2, 59.3, 24.0 and 10.7 respectively for bone meal obtained by the traditional rendering. For 2 groups of ...

Author(s) : Faĭvishevskiĭ, M.

Publisher : Redaktsiya Zhurnala Svinovodstvo, Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Svinovodstvo (Moskva) 2006 No.No.3 pp.12-15

12. Improving the efficiency of large pig farms in the Udmurt Republic.

In 2004, pig meat accounted for 30.2% of meat consumption in the Udmurt Republic, Russian Federation. However, only 189 500 pigs were maintained at 7 large pig farms and several smaller commercial farms designed to hold 208 000 pigs outside the small farms of the private sector which produce about...

Author(s) : Zembakhtin, A.

Publisher : Redaktsiya Zhurnala Svinovodstvo, Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Svinovodstvo (Moskva) 2006 No.No.2 pp.27-29

15. Farmer decisions to adopt genetically modified crops.

This article reviews the literature on farmer decision-making related to genetically modified (GM) crops. The literature based on farmer surveys, linear programming models and yield trials clearly shows that the adoption of GM crops benefits many farmers, but not all and that these benefits depend...

Author(s) : Alexander, C.

Publisher : CABI, Wallingford, UK

Journal article : CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources 2006 Vol.1 No.045 pp.9 pp. ref.43

16. Croatian federation of heavy draft horse breeders association.

The Croatian Federation of Heavy Draft Horse Breeders Association is the head of national central federation with the objective of organization and implementation of Croatian coldblooded horse breeding in the territory of the Republic of Croatia. CFBDH is an autonomous, nonparty organization of...

Foreign Title :Središnji savez udruga uzgajivača hrvatskog hladnokrvnjaka.

Author(s) : Kolarić, S.; Čačić, M.

Publisher : Hrvatsko Agronomsko Društvo, Zagreb, Croatia

Journal article : Stočarstvo 2006 Vol.60 No.2 pp.143-149 ref.5

17. Gender issues in poultry production in rural households of Western Kenya.

A study was undertaken to understand explicitly gender issues in rural poultry production system in western Kenya. The objective was to study the involvement of women, men and children within a family in rural poultry production in western Kenya. Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) techniques were...

Author(s) : Okitoi, L. O.; Ondwasy, H. O.; Obali, M. P.; Murekefu, F.

Publisher : CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia

Journal article : Livestock Research for Rural Development 2007 Vol.19 No.2 pp.19017 ref.6

18. Marketing for small-scale producers.

Author(s) : Veld, A. de

Publisher : Agromisa Foundation, Wageningen, Netherlands

Book : Marketing for small-scale producers 2004 pp.75 pp.

20. Why are there price differences between provinces? An example from Québec and Ontario.

In 2003-2004, the price of milk produced in Québec was 8% higher in June than that produced in Ontario, whereas it was 6% higher in Ontario in August 2003. However, over the whole year, the price difference between the two areas averaged only 0.3%. It is concluded that 91.5% of milk produced in...

Foreign Title :Pourquoi des écarts de prix entre provinces? L'exemple du Québec et de l'Ontario.

Author(s) : Lamoureux, R.

Publisher : Producteur de Lait Québécois, Longueuil, Canada

Journal article : Producteur de Lait Québécois 2005 Vol.25 No.7 pp.7-8, 10, 12

21. Tilapia farm business management economics: a training manual

Author(s) : Engle, C. R.; Neira, I.

Publisher : Aquaculture CRSP, Oregon State University, Covallis, USA

Book : Tilapia farm business management economics: a training manual 2005 pp.43 pp.

22. Grain yield of maize as affected by biogas slurry and N-P fertilizer rate at Bako, Western Oromiya, Ethiopia.

Maintenance of soil fertility at the economically optimal level with appropriate sources of fertilizer combinations is essential for sustainable maize production. Integrated nutrient management is an approach to soil fertility management and plays a significant role on maize production and soil...

Author(s) : Abera, T.; Feyisa, D.; Yusuf, H.; Nikus, O.; Al-Tawaha, A. R.

Publisher : ISISnet, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Journal article : Bioscience Research 2005 Vol.2 No.1 pp.31-37

23. HIV/AIDS in the fisheries sector in Africa.

Author(s) : Gordon, A.

Publisher : WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia

Miscellaneous : HIV/AIDS in the fisheries sector in Africa 2005 pp.13 pp.

24. Fisheries and the millennium development goals: solutions for Africa.

Author(s) : Béné, C.; Heck, S.

Publisher : WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia

Journal article : NAGA 2005 Vol.28 No.3/4 pp.14-18

25. Problems and measures for development of dairy industry in Fengning Man autonomous county.

Limiting factors for developing dairy industry in Fengning Man autonomous county, Hebei, China during the last 20 years are pointed out. These include unclear developmental ideas and insufficient competitive mechanisms, feeding management at low level, insufficient investment in dairy industry...

Author(s) : Guo XinYu; Zhou JunLing

Publisher : Dairy Association of China, Beijing, China

Journal article : China Dairy Cattle 2005 No.No.1 pp.5-8 ref.5