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HOME GARDENING AND NUTRITION
Burgess A., Maina G., Harris P. & Harris S. 1998. How to grow a balanced diet: a handbook for community workers. London, VSO Books.
Cleveland D.A. & Soleri D. 1991. Food from dryland gardens: an ecological, nutritional and social approach to small-scale household food production. Tucson, Arizona, Center for People, Food and Environment.
FAO. 1989. Edible plants of Uganda: the value of wild and cultivated plants as food. Rome.
FAO. 1995. Improving nutrition through home gardening: a training package for preparing field workers in Southeast Asia. Rome.
GENERAL NUTRITION AND NUTRITION EDUCATION
FAO. 1994. Social communication in nutrition: a methodology for intervention, by
M. Andrien. Rome. Reprinted 1998.
FAO. 1997. Agriculture food and nutrition for Africa: a resource book for teachers of agriculture. Rome.
FAO/ILSI. 1997. Preventing micronutrient malnutrition: a guide to food-based approaches: a manual for policy makers and programme planners. Washington, DC, International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI).
IVACG. 1992. Nutrition communications in vitamin A programs: a resource book. Washington, DC, International Vitamin A Consultative Group.
King F. S. & Burgess A. 1993. Nutrition for Developing Countries. 2nd ed. London, Oxford University Press.
FAO. 1999. Field programme management: food, nutrition and development. Rome.
WHO. 2000. Complementary Feeding: Family Foods for Breastfed Children. Geneva.
UNDERUTILIZED AND NEGLECTED FOOD PLANTS
IPGRI. 1997. Bambara groundnut: Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc., ed. by J. Heller, F. Begemann & J. Mushonga. Rome.
IPGRI. 1997. Breadfruit: Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg, by Diane Ragone. Rome. 77 pp.
IPGRI. 1997. Cat's whiskers: Cleome gynandra L., by J. A. Chweya & N. A. Mnzava. Rome. 55 pp.
IPGRI. 1997. Proceedings of the IPGRI International Workshop on Genetic Resources of Traditional Vegetables in Africa: conservation and use, ed. by L. Guarino, 29-31 August 1995, at ICRAF-HQ, Nairobi .
IPGRI. 1999. The biodiversity of traditional leafy vegetables. ed. by J.A. Chweya & P.B. Eyzaguirre. Rome. (This book contains chapters by national scientists on the diversity and uses of leafy traditional vegetables in Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Senegal and Zimbabwe. The conclusions outline the great potential Africa's plant genetic resources have for improving the welfare of African communities.)
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI)
Via delle Sette Chiese 142
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
The following website provides information, resource and training materials on Integrated Pest Management (IPM):
SMALL-SCALE HORTICULTURE AND HOUSEHOLD FOOD PRODUCTION
IIRR. 1991. The biointensive approach to small-scale household food production. Silang, Cavite, the Philippines. International Institute for Rural Reconstruction.
Jeavons, J. 1995. How to grow more vegetables than you ever thought possible on less land than you can imagine. 5th ed. Published by Ecology Action of the Mid-Peninsula. Berkeley, California, Ten Speed Press.
UNICEF. 1982/85. The UNICEF home gardens handbook: for people promoting mixed gardening in the humid tropics, by P. Sommers. New York.
PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION OF FOOD CROPS
Agromisa Foundation. 1997. Preservation of fruits and vegetables, by Agromisa Human Nutrition and Food Processing Group, Agrodok 3. Wageningen, The Netherlands, Agromisa Foundation and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation.
FAO. 1988. Rural processing and preserving techniques for fruits and vegetables, by
G. Amoriggi. Rome.
FAO. 1989. Utilization of tropical foods: roots and tubers. FAO Food and Nutrition Paper No. 47/2. Rome.
FAO. 1990. Utilization of tropical foods: fruits and leaves. FAO Food and Nutrition Paper No. 47/7. Rome.
GERES. 1997. Drying foodstuffs: techniques, processes, equipment, by J.-F. Rozis. Prepared with support from FAO, the Dutch Ministry of Cooperation and Development and the Technical Centre for Rural and Agricultural Co-operation, Holland. Leiden, Holland, Backhuys Publishers.
PARTICIPATORY RURAL APPRAISAL - USEFUL TOOLS AND METHODS
FAO. 1998. Socio-economic and gender analysis programme: field handbook, by V. L. Wilde. Rome.
Blum L., Pelto P.J., Pelto G.H. & Kuhnlein H.V. 1997. Community assessment of natural food sources of vitamin A: guidelines for an ethnographic protocol. Centre for Nutrition and the Environment of Indigenous People (CINE), McGill University, Quebec. International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa.
Pretty N.J., Guijt J., Scoones J. & Thompson J.I. 1995. A trainer's guide for Participatory Learning and Action. Published by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London, www.iied.org
PLANNING PROJECTS WITH COMMUNITIES
FAO. 1993. Guidelines for participatory nutrition projects. Rome.
FAO. 1993. The group promoter's resource book: a practical guide to building rural self-help groups. Rome.
FAO. 1993. The group enterprise book: a practical guide for group promoters to assist groups in setting up and running successful small enterprises. Rome.
FAO. Preparing micro-project proposals to improve household food security and nutrition. Food and Nutrition Division. Rome. (forthcoming)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
FAO's comprehensive homepage on food-, agriculture- and nutrition-related issues and activities provides access, through the World Agricultural Information Centre (WAICENT), to information on a wide range of specialized topics, including food standards, nutrition, genetic resources, post-harvest operations, agro-biodiversity, food systems in urban centres and organic agriculture. To ensure that this information reaches the widest possible audience, including people without Internet access, FAO also uses alternative formats, such as CD-ROM, diskette and print. For further information, write to FAO at the above address or visit FAO's homepage at http://www.fao.org