PANNA: Resource Pointer #238


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Resource Pointer #238
July 26, 2000

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Changing Acres: Sustainable Agriculture Country Profiles--Cambodia, 1999* Yang Saing Koma. Profiles agricultural sector in Cambodia. Includes significance of agricultural sector in Cambodian economy, role of public sector in agriculture, profile of agricultural production, impact of exploitation of natural resources and use of agrochemicals. Also presents non-governmental organizations' initiatives and activities related to sustainable agriculture as well as discussion of opportunities and constraints for development of sustainable agriculture. Produced by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). 54 pp. US$3.50. Contact PAN AP, P.O. Box 1170, 10850 Penang, Malaysia; phone (604) 657-0271 or 656-0381; fax (604) 657-7445; email panap@panap.po.my; Web site http://www.poptel.org/uk/panap/.

*Changing Acres: Sustainable Agriculture Country Profiles--China, 1997* Jiang Xi-Liu, Hua Xiao-Mei. Gives general overview of economic, cultural and social development, population, resources, environment and other factors related to sustainable agriculture in China. Discusses difficulties and constraints, including population and limited available resources, illiteracy and increasing water shortage. Offers strategies and measures for developing sustainable agriculture in China. Produced by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). 60 pp. US$3.50. Contact PAN AP, P.O. Box 1170, 10850 Penang, Malaysia; phone (604) 657-0271 or 656-0381; fax (604) 657-7445; email panap@panap.po.my; Web site http://www.poptel.org/uk/panap/.

*Changing Acres: Sustainable Agriculture Country Profiles--Bangladesh, 1999* Md. Sirajul Haque. Presents current status of Bangladesh agriculture, explores possibilities for sustainable agriculture. Focuses on government agricultural policies, role of government, role of non-governmental organizations and the socio-economic and cultural impacts of current dominant agricultural practices in Bangladesh. Produced by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). 44 pp. US$3.50. Contact PAN AP, P.O. Box 1170, 10850 Penang, Malaysia; phone (604) 657-0271 or 656-0381; fax (604) 657-7445; email panap@panap.po.my; Web site http://www.poptel.org/uk/panap/.

*Changing Acres: Sustainable Agriculture Country Profiles--Thailand, 1999* Vitoon R. Panyakul. Provides overview of agricultural sector in Thailand and reviews government policies related to sustainable agriculture. Features discussion of macro agricultural policy and sector development, pesticides in Thailand, policy measures such as integrated pest management (IPM) and recommendations. Produced by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). 49 pp. US$3.50. Contact PAN AP, P.O. Box 1170, 10850 Penang, Malaysia; phone (604) 657-0271 or 656-0381; fax (604) 657-7445; email panap@panap.po.my; Web site http://www.poptel.org/uk/panap/.

*Changing Acres: Sustainable Agriculture Country Profiles--Lao PDR, 1999* Khammalounla Lexayavong. Provides overview of agricultural sector of Lao PDR, discussing opportunities and constraints for development of sustainable agriculture. Provides information on physical, socio-economic and agricultural background of Lao PDR. Produced by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). 57 pp. US$3.50. Contact PAN AP, P.O. Box 1170, 10850 Penang, Malaysia; phone (604) 657-0271 or 656-0381; fax (604) 657-7445; email panap@panap.po.my; Web site http://www.poptel.org/uk/panap/.

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