Agriculture and Livestock

Performance of Agricultural Extension Organizations of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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300
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984 05 1366 4
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
168
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The book examines the magnitudes, variations and contributions of one hundred discrete organizational variables, two dummy variables and twenty five aggregate variables on the performance of agricultural extension organizations of Bangladesh. It presents a tested global model of management for maximizing the performance of Agricultural Extension Organizations. The study also presents 15 bivariates, 4 micro and 5 micro level multivariate management models of increasing performance of an Agricultural Extension Organization at Varying Degree of Probability.

Openwater Fisheries of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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360
ISBN: 
984 05 1368 X
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1997
Number of Pages: 
212
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Open water fisheries are major aquatic common property resources in Bangladesh covering over four million hectares. Around ten percent of the population of 120 million depend for their livelihoods on fisheries. Fish is the main source of animal protein, particularly for the poor. The wetlands of Bangladesh are an interplay of social, environmental, resource management and developmental concerns. There are conflicting demands on the wetlands.

Managing Food Price Inflation in South Asia

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Agriculture and Livestock
Economics and Finance
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English
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730
ISBN: 
978 984 8815 21 2
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
290
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The surge in global commodity prices during 2006-08 coupled with the global financial crisis of 2008-10 presented a tremendous development challenges for South Asian countries. The huge loss of income from the terms of trade shock worsened macroeconomic balances, fueled rapid inflation and hurt growth. The global financial crisis is further worsening the situation due to falling economic opportunities and government revenues. South Asian countries need to accelerate reforms to avoid a serious down turn in economic activity, investment, exports and income.

Managing Extension Services

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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400
ISBN: 
984 05 1315 2
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1995
Number of Pages: 
198
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The book aims at updating knowledge and skills of Extension Managers engaged in all functional fields of extension work. The author reviews the management processes and their implications in managing extension ser vices and postulates appropriate ways and means of dealing with the relevant issues of effective extension work. The first part of the book deals with the misconceptions about extension. And processes of out of school education, its origin and scope and presents alternative approaches and models of extension work including their advantages and disadvantages.

Livestock Resources in Bangladesh - Present Status and Future Potential

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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250
ISBN: 
984 05 1299 4
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1995
Number of Pages: 
134
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This book provides information on all important aspects of the livestock sub-sector in Bangladesh. Data over several years on a number of key variables relating to livestock development has been analysed and interpreted with care in this book. In addition, major issues and problems relating to livestock development have been discussed and an outline of action has been suggested for policy guidance. The results of a number of macro and micro studies have been reviewed and incorporated in the discussion and effort has been made to use the latest information.

Crop Diversification: Findings from a Field Research Programme

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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300
ISBN: 
984 05 1302 8
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1995
Number of Pages: 
151
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This book is the outcome of a multidisciplinary filed research designed to identify the potentials for and constraints to adopting crop diversification in a rice-based system. The key issues addressed in this book are: - Do the new horticultural crops synchronize within the existing cropping patterns? - How do the farmers adopt and react to the improved production, pest management and irrigation management practices of rice as well as newly introduced horticultural crops. - What is the soil fertility status and how can it be improved by changing cropping patterns?

The Geography of the Soils of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
Bangladesh Studies
Geography
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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450
ISBN: 
984 05 1328 1
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
287
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This book is based on the author's more than thirty years experience with soils and agricultural development in Bangladesh. It provides a systematic description of the country's soils, how they have formed and where they occur. It is intended for use as a university text-book and as a guide for agricultural, forestry and environmental officials and consultants on the characteristics and distribution of the soils which support the country's varied land use and ecological habitats.

Shrimp Farming and Industry: Sustainability, Trade and Livelihoods

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Agriculture and Livestock
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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2000
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1775 6
Publisher: 
Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
552
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Shrimp farming has been one of the most important economic activities in many of the tropical countries of Asia and Latin America during the last three decades due to high demand mainly in USA, Europe and Japan. Shrimp export contributes significantly to the national economy, employment generation and livelihoods and has become an important consumable commodity accounting significantly to global trade in the recent years.

Fish, Water and People Reflections on Inland Openwater Fisheries Resources of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
Bangladesh Studies
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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300
ISBN: 
984 05 1397 4
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1997
Number of Pages: 
154
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Open water fisheries are major aquatic common property resources in Bangladesh. Fish, Water and People are three of the most important ingredients in the life of Bangladesh. Dr. M. Youssouf Ali is a leading fisheries biologist with over five decades of experience as a spokesman for fisheries development in Bangladesh. He critically analyses the trends in the development of agriculture, infrastructure and fisheries. It is a reflection on past experiences, present practices and future trends and threats to the valuable openwater ecosystem and its resources.

Environmental Aspects of Agricultural Development in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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400
ISBN: 
984 05 1138 6
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1990
Number of Pages: 
188
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Agricultural development and particularly increased cereal production has been one of the most important planning objective for Bangladesh. New technologies and inputs have been incorporated, land use and cropping patterns are changing and environmental issues are becoming increasingly more important. The interaction between agriculture and environment needed to be looked into in a country where the economy and people's lives are dominated by agriculture. Agriculture environment issues are bound to have significant impact on the future planning of Bangladesh.

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