Extension systems play key roles in raising agricultural productivity. The reports here examine innovations in extension services, including ICT-based networking, the group approach, and expansion of service coverage to marketing and the environment.
Estimates of postharvest produce losses vary but are massive, representing numerous types of waste which could be prevented. This compilation contains resource and country papers presented at two APO seminars on the topic and covers all actors in postharvest management.
Based on the “success in six” model (getting started, planning, generation and evaluation of GP options, options for implementation of GP, monitoring and review, and sustaining GP), this handbook is a learning tool, reference guide, and record of success since the margins of each page have room for notes.
User-friendly descriptions are given to facilitate purchasing decisions resulting in a greener, sustainable society. Featuring approximately 1,000 eco-products and eco-services developed by environmentally advanced enterprises.
Based on APO demonstration projects conducted in Vietnam, 1998–2003, seven chapters and 10 village case studies show how Green Productivity can be incorporated into community development. Both the advantages and difficulties of that approach are described.