3 edition of Land resources information systems for food security in SADC countries found in the catalog.
Land resources information systems for food security in SADC countries
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
|Genre||Congresses., Computer network resources., Databases.|
|Series||World soil resources reports -- 89|
|Contributions||Antoine, Jacques., Brinkman, R., Hughes, Owen., Smith-Redfern, Chrissi., Vrionides, Selina., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., Subregional Workshop on Land Resources Information Systems (LRIS) for Food Security in SADC Countries (1999 : Harare, Zimbabwe)|
|LC Classifications||HD9017.S72 L35 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 78 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
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dollars Low $ or less Lower-middle $ – $ Upper-middle $–$ High $ or more There is a sharp geographical division between “North” and “South” in the level of income per File Size: KB.Enhancing food security -Food security and sustainable agriculture taking account of community-based and indigenous approaches to sustainable food production (Chapter II, 7 (a), (j) & (k).