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Atlas of tropical wood

Atlas of tropical wood

Technological features and uses


J. Gérard, D. Guibal, S. Paradis , J. Cerre , 4. Auteurs

Edition 2016

This book presents the main technological characteristics of 283 tropical and 17 temperate tree species most frequently encountered in Europe together with their main uses. Timber industry operators, producers and consumers alike, are the main users. This atlas serves as an educational reference tool for teaching and training in the area of forestry and tropical timber.


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Mémento du forestier tropical

Mémento du forestier tropical


D. Louppe, Ouvrage collectif, G. Mille

Edition 2015

Après un état des lieux des écosystèmes forestiers tropicaux et de l’environnement institutionnel, ce Mémento aborde les questions et les concepts incontournables pour s’orienter vers une gestion durable des forêts, face aux menaces actuelles et futures. Il détaille l’ensemble des principes, méthodes, outils et préconise de bonnes pratiques de gestion forestière.


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Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?

Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?


B. Singer

Edition 2015

This work sets out the main ecological, social, economic and political issues of tropical forests. Local, national or international action instruments are recommended for each issue. This book guides the reader towards understanding of solutions frequently clubbed together under the term “sustainable forest management”. It includes FAO 2015 data on the state of tropical forests and will appeal to anyone curious to find out more about the issues of natural resources.


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L'agriculture de conservation : une innovation à l'épreuve des exploitations familiales

Conservation Agriculture: an Innovation that is Testing Family Farms

Cahiers Agricultures Special Issue


P. Dugué, P. Le Gal, G. Faure, P. Djamen Nana

Edition 2015

Conservation agriculture is based on minimum tillage and permanent cover of the soil along with crop rotation. Why are so few family farms in the south adopting this system? This themed issue reports on the subject, by outlining the advantages and limitations of this agriculture.


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Diversity of Family Farms

Diversity of Family Farms

Exist, Transform, Become


P. Bosc, J. Bélières, P. Gasselin, J. Sourisseau, P. Bonnal, E. Valette, H. Friedmann

Edition 2015

This book aims to explain the nature and the force of links between the family and the farm. It is constructed around twenty case studies in miscellaneous countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

The authors clarify "what makes a family", analyses the adaptations of the family nature and puts them in perspective with the territorial context and the public policies in each country.


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Le  renouveau des systèmes d'information sur les marchés agricoles dans les pays en développement

Renewal of Information Systems in Agricultural Markets in the Developing Countries

Cahiers Agricultures Special Issue


F. Galtier, J. Subervie, H. David-Benz, J. Egg

Edition 2014

This bilingual themed issue of Cahiers Agricultures is dedicated to the latest generation of information systems in agricultural markets (SIM) in the developing countries. How do the SIM operate? Are they of use to the operation of markets and public policies? What do we know about their impact?


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Farmer Organisations and Societies

Farmer Organisations and Societies

Reading Through Reciprocity


É. Sabourin

Edition 2012

The work analyses the transformations of farmer societies and organisations in several continents from a dual socio-economic interpretation that combines the classic logic of mercenary exchange with the viewpoint of the logic of reciprocity.


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A History of Colonial Plants

A History of Colonial Plants

From Cocoa to Vanilla


S. Volper

Edition 2011

Set off on a journey rich in aromas and flavours in late 19th century Africa up to the African States gaining their independence in 1950! This well-illustrated book retraces the golden age of colonial plants and their significance in African countries until recent times.


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A moins 6000 m : exploration des fosses japonaises, Kaiko

A moins 6000 m : exploration des fosses japonaises, Kaiko


Equipe scientifique Kaïko

Edition 2010

The story of discoveries made by a Franco-Japanese team of scientists during dives in the large trenches surrounding Japan, at depths reaching - 6 000 m, with Ifremer's submersible Nautile. The expedition was named Kaiko (meaning trench in ...


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Carnet de bord de vingt ans de campagnes océanographiques

Carnet de bord de vingt ans de campagnes océanographiques


J. Coïc

Edition 2008

This book is full of anecdotes, with a wealth of original photos, sweep the reader for a sail round the world aboard the research vessel Jean Charcot and share a keen, occasionally amused, look at twenty years of multidisciplinary scientific.


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