To assist practitioners, producers, extension workers, and related professionals in disseminating sustainable agricultural development methods, this manual contains insights and experiences of resource persons on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
A compilation of papers presented at the Asian Food and Agribusiness Conference 2013: Biotechnology and Global Competitiveness covering trends in biotechnology applications, commercialization of agricultural biotechnology, risk management for sustainability, and roles of biotechnology in enhancing Green Productivity and the competitiveness of agricultural products.
Synthesis of a pilot study jointly conducted with the Kyushu University Asia Center examining agricultural policies in six APO member countries (India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Republic of China, Thailand) based on the OECD producer support estimate methodology.
The Seven D approach to develop community capacity, which views a community as both the object of development and the most important actor in the process, is explained in a substantial handbook aimed at NPOs, government agencies, NGOs, and others working in community-based development.
The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive of the EU came into effect in 2006. The APO published this manual aimed at SMEs in the electrical and electronic sector in member countries to help them comply with that and other RoHS legislation.
This compilation of seven resource papers and 13 country reports covers currently applied commercial agricultural biotechnology applications as well as those still in the R&D stage which have potential to improve food and nonfood productivity on farms.
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.