Further reading

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Marketing, general

Association Française des Chambres de Commerce. (1991). Guide des marches. Association Française des Chambres de Commerce, Paris.

Abbot, J. C. et al. (1986). Marketing improvement in the developing world, FAO Economic and Social Development Series No. 37, FAO, Rome.

Abbot, J. C. & Makeham, J. (1979). Agricultural economics and marketing in the tropics, Longman, Intermediate Tropical Agriculture Series, Harlow, England.

C.T.I.F.L. (1986). Fruits et legumes. in Dossiers professionnels, June 1986, Centre Technique Inter-professionnel des Fruits et Legumes, Paris.

FAO. (1989). Horticultural marketing: a resource and training manual for extension officers. FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin No. 76, FAO, Rome.

Planning context

Berry, J. L. (1967). Geography of market centers and retail distribution. Prentice Hall.

Cullen, G. (1961). The concise townscape. The Architectural Press, London.

FAO. (1976). Rural markets: a critical link for small farmer development. Report on joint FAO/DSE planning meeting, FAO, Bangkok.

Gibberd, F. (1953). Town design. The Architectural Press, London.

Jacobs, J. (1961). The death & life of great American cities. Random House, New York.

Rai, S. L. (Ed.). (1991). Agricultural marketing: rural markets special. Vol. XXXIV, No. 3. Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, Delhi.

Surveys and projections

Kumar, K. (1993). Rapid appraisal methods. World Bank Regional & Sectoral Studies. Washington DC.

Magrath, P. (1992). Methodologies for studying agricultural markets in developing countries. Marketing Series, Vol. 2. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, Kent.

Monmonier, M. (1993). Mapping it out: expository cartography for the humanities and social sciences. University of Chicago Press.

Design and construction

Aloi, R. ( 1959). Mercati e negozi. Ulrico Hoepli. Editore Milan, Italy.

Benzley, E. (1960). Design & detail of the space between buildings. The Architectural Press, London.

Cartwright R. M. (1980). The design of urban space. The Architectural Press, London.

C.T.I.F.L. ( 1984). Les marches de detail: alimentaire. Centre Technique Interprofessionnel des Fruits et Legumes, Paris.

Downing, M. F. (1977). Landscape construction. E. and F. N. Spon Ltd., London.

FAO. (1991). Wholesale markets: planning and design manual. FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin No. 90, FAO, Rome.

Hudson, N. W. (1975). Field engineering for agricultural development. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

Koenigsberger, O. et al. (1973). Manual of tropical housing and building: part I climatic design. Longman, London.

Project formulation

Price Gittinger, J. (1972). Economic analysis of agricultural Projects. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore..

UNDP. ( 1992). Handbook and guidelines for environmental management and sustainable development. Environment & Natural Resources Group, United Nations Development Programme, New York.



1 Farm planning in the early stages of development, 1968(E Rep. 1982 - F S)
2 Planning for action in agricultural development, 1969 (E F S)
3 Karakul processing, 1969 (E)
4 Bread from composite flour, 1969 ( E. F S)
5 Sun-drying of fruits and vegetables, 1969 (E F S)
6 Cashew nut processing, 1969 (E F S)
7 Technology for the production of protein foods from cottonseed flour, 1971 (E F S)
8 Cassava processing, 1971 (New edition, 1977, available in E, F and S in the FAO Plant Production and Protection Series, No. 3)
9 Worldwide list of food technology institutions, 1971 (E/F/S*)
10 Technology of production of edible flours and protein products from
  groundnuts, 1971 (E F S)
11 Technology of production of edible flours and protein products from soybean, 1971 (E F S)
12 A guide for instructors in organizing and conducting agricultural engineering training courses, 1971 (E F S)
12 Sup. 1 Elements of agricultural machinery, Vol. 1, 1977 (E S)
12 Sup. 2 Elements of agricultural machinery, Vol. 2, 1977 (E S)
13 Fruit juice processing, 1973 (E S)
14 Environmental aspects of natural resource management - agriculture and soils, 1972 (E F S)
15 Manual on sericulture: Vol. l - Mulberry cultivation, 1976 (E F) Vol. 2 - Silkworm rearing, 1973 (E F) Vol. 3 - Silk reeling, 1972 (E F)
16 The use of aircraft in agriculture, 1972 (New edition, 1974, available in E, F and S in the FAO Agriculture Series, No. 2)
17 Airtight grain storage, 1973 (E F S)
18 Rice testing methods and equipment, 1973 (C E)
19 Cold storage - design and operation, 1973 (E F S)
19/2 Design and operation of cold stores in developing countries, 1984 (Ar E F S)
20 Processing of natural rubber, 1973 (E)
21 Rev. 1 Agricultural residues: world directory of institutions, 1978 (E/F/S)
21 Rev. 2 Agricultural residues: world directory of institutions, 1982 (E/F/S)
22 Rice milling equipment operation and maintenance, 1974 (C E)
23 Rice drying (E**)
24 Worldwide list of textile research institutes, 1974 (E/F/S)
25 Molasses utilization, 1975 (E F S)
26 Tea processing, 1974 (E)
27 Some aspects of earth-moving machines as used in agriculture, 1975 (E)
28 Mechanization of irrigated crop production, 1977 (E)
29 Non-mulberry silks, 1979 (E)
30 Machinery servicing organizations, 1977 (E)
31 Rice-husk conversion to energy, 1978 (E)
32 Animal blood processing and utilization, 1982 (C E S)
33 Agricultural residues: compendium of technologies, 1978 (E/F/S)
33 Rev. 1 Agricultural residues: compendium of technologies, 1982 (E/F/S)
34 Farm management data collection and analysis, 1977 (E F S)
35 Bibliography of agricultural residues, 1978 (E/F/S)
36 China: rural processing technology, 1979 (E)
37 Illustrated glossary of rice-processing machines, 1979 (Multil)
38 Pesticide application equipment and techniques, 1979 (E)
39 Small-scale cane sugar processing and residue utilization, 1980 (E F S)
40 On-farm maize drying and storage in the humid tropics, 1980 (C E)
41 Farm management research for small farmer development, 1980 (C E F S)
42 China: sericulture, 1980 (E)
43 Food loss prevention in perishable crops, 1981 (E F S)
44 Replacement parts for agricultural machinery, 1981 (E F)
45 Agricultural mechanization in development: guidelines for strategy formulation, 1981 (E F)
46 Energy cropping versus food production, 1981 (E F S)
47 Agricultural residues: bibliography 1975-81 and quantitative survey, 1982 (E/F/S)
48 Plastic greenhouses for warm climates, 1982 (E)
49 China: grain storage structures, 1982 (E)
50 China: post-harvest grain technology, 1982 (E)
51 The private marketing entrepreneur and rural development, 1982 (E F S)
52 Aeration of grain in subtropical climates, 1982 (E)
53 Processing and storage of foodgrains by rural families, 1983 (E F S)
54 Biomass energy profiles, 1983 (E F)
55 Handling, grading and disposal of wool, 1983 (Ar E F S)
56 Rice parboiling, 1984 (E F)
57 Market information services, 1983 (E F S)
58 Marketing improvement in the developing world, 1984 (E)
59 Traditional post-harvest technology of perishable tropical staples, 1984 (E F S)
60 The resting of jute, 1985 (E F)
61 Producer-gas technology for rural applications, 1985 (E F)
62 Standardized designs for grain stores in hot dry climates, 1985 (E F)
63 Farm management glossary, 1985 (E/F/S)
64 Manual on the establishment, operation and management of cereal banks, 1985 (E F)
65 Farm management input to rural financial systems development, 1985 (E F S)
66 Construction of cribs for drying and storage of maize, 1985 (E F)
67 Hides and skins improvement in developing countries, 1985 (C E F)
68 Tropical and sub-tropical apiculture, 1986 (E)
68/2 Honeybee mites and their control - a selected annotated bibliography, 1986 (E)
68/3 Honey and beeswax control, 1990 (E S)
68/4 Beekeeping in Asia, 1986 (E)
68/5 Honeybee diseases and enemies in Asia: a practical guide, 1987 (E)
68/6 Beekeeping in Africa, 1990 (E)
69 Construction and operation of small solid-wall bins, 1987 (E)
70 Paddy drying manual, 1987 (E)
71 Agricultural engineering in development: guidelines for establishment of village workshops, 1988 (C E F)
72/1 Agricultural engineering in development - The organization and management of replacement parts for agricultural machinery, Vol. 1, 1988 (E)
72/2 Agricultural engineering in development - The organization and management of replacement parts for agricultural machinery, Vol. 2, 1988 (E)
73/1 Mulberry cultivation, 1988 (E)
73/2 Silkworm rearing, 1988 (E)
73/3 Silkworm egg production, 1989 (E)
73/4 Silkworm diseases, 1991 (E)
74 Agricultural engineering in development: warehouse technique, 1989 (E F S)
75 Rural use of lignocellulosic residues, 1989 (E)
76 Horticultural marketing - a resource and training manual for extension officers, 1989 (E F S)
77 Economics of animal by-products utilization, 1989 (E)
78 Crop insurance, 1989 (E S)
79 Handbook of rural technology for the processing of animal by-products, 1989 (E)
80 Sericulture training manual, 1990 (E)
81 Elaboración de aceitunas de mesa, 1991 (S)
82 Agricultural engineering in development: design and construction guidelines for village stores, 1990 (E F S)
83 Agricultural engineering in development: tillage for crop production in areas of low rainfall, 1990 (E)
84 Agricultural engineering in development: selection of mechanization inputs, 1990 (E F S)
85 Agricultural engineering in development: guidelines for mechanization systems and machinery rehabilitation programmes, 1990 (E)
86 Strategies for crop insurance planning, 1991 (E S)
87 Guide pour l'établissement, les operations et la gestion des barques de céréales, 1991 (F)
88/1 Agricultural engineering in development - Basic blacksmithing: a training manual, 1991 (E S)
88/2 Agricultural engineering in development - Intermediate blacksmithing: a training manual, 1991 (E F S )
88/3 Agricultural engineering in development - Advanced blacksmithing: a training manual, 1991 (E F)
89 Post-harvest and processing technologies of African staple foods: a technical compendium, 1991 (E)
90 Wholesale markets - Planning and design manual, 1991 (E)
91 Agricultural engineering in development: guidelines for rebuilding replacement parts and assemblies, 1992 (E S)
92 Agricultural engineering in development: human resource development - training and education programmes, 1992 (E F S)
93 Agricultural engineering in development: post-harvest operations and management of foodgrains, 1994 (E F S)
94 Minor oil crops: Part I - Edible oils Part II - Non-edible oils Part III - Essential oils, 1992 (E)
95 Biogas processes for sustainable development, 1992 (E F)
96 Small-scale processing of microbial pesticides, 1992 (E)
97 Technology of production of edible flours and protein products from soybeans, 1992 (E F)
98 Small-, medium- and large-scale starch processing, 1992 (E F)
99/1 Agricultural engineering in development: mechanization strategy formulation - Vol. 1, Concepts and principles, 1992 (E F S)
100 Glossary of terms for agricultural insurance and rural finance, 1992 (E F S)
101 Date palm products, 1993 (E)
102 Experiencias de mercadeo de pequeños agricultures en el marco de proyactos de desarrollo rural integrado, 1992 (S)
103 Banking for the environment, 1993 (E S)
104 Agricultural engineering in development: agricultural tyres, 1993 (E)
105 Apicultura practice en America Latina, 1993 (S)
106 Promoting private sector involvement in agricultural marketing in Africa, 1993 (E F)
107 La comercialización de alimentos en los grandes centres urbanos de America Latina, 1993 (S)
108 Plant tissue culture: an alternative for production of useful metabolites, 1993 (E)
109 Grain storage techniques - Evolution and trends in developing countries, 1994 (E)
110 Testing and evaluation of agricultural machinery and equipment - Principles and practices, 1994 (E S)
111 Low-cost, urban food distribution systems in Latin America, 1994 (E S)
112/1 Pesticide application equipment for use in agriculture - Vol. 1, Manually carried equipment, 1994 (E)
112/2 Pesticide application equipment for use in agriculture - Vol. 2, Mechanically-powered equipment, 1995 (E)
113 Maintenance and operation of bulk grain stores, 1994 (E)
114 Seed marketing, 1994 (E)
115 La selección, prueba y evaluación de maquinas y equipos agricolas, 1995 (E F S)
116 Safeguarding deposits - Learning from experience, 1995 (E)
117 Quality assurance for small-scale rural food industries, 1995 (E)
118 Pollination of cultivated plants in the tropics, 1995 (E)
119 Fruit and vegetable processing, 1995 (E)
120 Inventory credit - An approach to developing agricultural markets, 1995 (E)
121 Retail markets planning guide, 1995 (E)

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