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La traction animale

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ISBN: 9782759208876 Year: Pages: 240 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-0887-6 Language: French
Publisher: éditions Quae
Subject: Sports Science
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Draught animals can reduce the laboriousness of human work and lessen poverty in developing countries by facilitating soil cultivation and transport. This updated and illustrated practical summary of knowledge on animal traction is enriched with results from recent experiments into animal well-being, producer and craftsman associations and environmental impact.

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environment --- health --- animal husbandry --- farm

Le lapin

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ISBN: 9782759224180 Year: Pages: 288 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2418-0 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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This work is the first manual devoted specifically to rabbit biology. It recounts the history of the domestic rabbit and summarises current knowledge. It also makes concrete recommendations on rabbit breeding practices for both families and professionals and for pet rabbits.

Les cultures fourragères

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ISBN: 9782759221691 Year: Pages: 264 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2169-1 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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Tropical forage crops used to feed the livestock are of crucial important in the sustainable development of hot regions. The first part of this work is intended to guide the choice of forage plants and their crops (diversity of forage plants and their uses based on environments and livestock systems). The second focuses on the growing and management of forage crops (production techniques from planting to harvesting the crops). The challenges of woody forage, production of forage seed and the economics of forage production are also addressed. A CD-ROM presents case studies, illustrations and sheets for each plant.

Une petite histoire de l'alimentation française

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ISBN: 9782759227198 Year: DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2719-8 Language: French
Publisher: éditions Quae
Subject: Sports Science
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To mark its 30th anniversary, the National Food Council interviewed the players who have contributed to its history. Some opted to write a reflective account of their experience. Others produced a theoretical assessment of their disciplines. These different angles of approach identify what makes heritage and the contribution of the National Food Council to the public food policies and actions. You can download the ePub either consult the directly on-line interactive frieze.

La santé animale

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ISBN: 9782759200962 9782759151196 9782759200054 Year: Pages: 312 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-0096-2 Language: French
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Subject: Medicine (General)
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"This second volume La santé animale covers the main livestock diseases in detail: infectious and parasitic diseases, vector-borne diseases, and diseases linked to the environment and to rearing conditions. Each disease is described — symptoms, causes, mode of transmission and spread—, along with the relevant treatments and preventive measures.
Intended for veterinary technicians and agricultural counsellors, this technical work provides clear, essential information for anyone working with or in charge of treating animals in the tropics and subtropics. It can also be used for teaching purposes, in the higher education sector."

Living territories to transform the world

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ISBN: 9782759227310 Year: Pages: 274 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2731-0 Language: English
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Subject: Geology --- Earth Sciences
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What resources underpin the development of a territory? What does territorial management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does territorial organization offer for agricultural production, regulation of sectors, and services? How are territorial public policies conceived and applied? But also, what are the limits of the territorial approach? How does a territorial approach refashion the frameworks of intervention for development? How do we implement and reinvent mechanisms to provide support, build skills, and promote production and good governance? How do we mobilize information systems, apprehend territorial dynamics, and encourage decentralized planning? Using a wide diversity of case studies, the book explores how actors, scales and scopes of intervention interact in the development of rural spaces in the countries of the Global South, both at the local level and in the global perspective of the objectives of sustainable development. The book brings together the experiences and views of more than 150 researchers and experts from CIRAD, AFD and their partners. It is aimed at researchers, engineers, professionals in the countries of the Global South, as well as students and the wider public.

Le manioc, entre culture alimentaire et filière agro-industrielle

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ISBN: 9782759227082 Year: Pages: 232 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2708-2 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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The cassava-processing industry plays a key role in food safety and in the economies in the Global South, mainly in rural areas but increasingly in cities too. Climate change is expected to play an even greater role in world agriculture. This book brings together all of the available knowledge on cassava and highlights the agronomic and commercial issues surrounding this crop. It presents an overview of cassava production worldwide, covering all of the various aspects of the plant (botany, genetics), as well as its main forms of cultivation, its diseases and pests. It describes how to use, consume and process cassava.

Transformations agricoles et agroalimentaires

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ISBN: 9782759226153 Year: Pages: 432 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2615-3 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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This work provides a synthesis of recent research on the evolution of agriculture and food in a capitalist system. It is based on approaches not well-known in France such as international political economy and ecological economy. It studies agricultural processing in terms of ecology, history and geopolitics and traces specific aspects of agriculture and food in the 21st century. Lastly, it proposes theoretical approaches with a view to renewing the agricultural economy.

Dynamique des élevages pastoraux et agropastoraux en Afrique intertropicale

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ISBN: 9782759228959 Year: Pages: 268 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2895-9 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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De 1974 à 2014, l’Afrique intertropicale a connu une croissance inédite des effectifs des herbivores domestiques. Les effectifs bovins ont été multipliés par plus de 2, ceux des petits ruminants par plus de 3. Aujourd’hui, la région regroupe environ 20 % des bovins et des ovins, 33 % des caprins et 81 % des dromadaires élevés sur la planète. Soit un cheptel de près de 900 millions de têtes. L’ouvrage est axé sur la dynamique des élevages des ruminants et des équidés en Afrique intertropicale. Il décrit les différents systèmes d’élevage rencontrés en zones aride et subhumide et les ressources alimentaires disponibles ; il aborde les impacts locaux et globaux des élevages des herbivores sur l’environnement. Le rôle socio-économique majeur des activités autour des animaux et de leurs produits, et la demande croissante en viande et lait des consommateurs sont soulignés. Une organisation efficace des filières bétail-viande est rapportée, alors que des contraintes à la mise en place d’une industrie laitière persistent. Pour de nombreuses familles vivant proches du seuil de pauvreté, l’élevage est un facteur de réduction de la vulnérabilité. Divers services qui permettraient un développement durable des élevages sont décrits. Cependant, les modes de financements et les suivis des impacts socio-économiques et environnementaux devront évoluer.

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