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HORTICULTURE AND LIVELIHOOD SECURITY (2010)


Foreword
About the Editors


I. IMPACT OF HORTICULTURE ON LIVELIHOOD SECURITY

1) Role of Horticulture in Livelihood Security - Prem Nath
2) Growth of Agriculture and Horticulture and Livelihood Security - S. Bisalaiah
3) Improving Nutrition Security and Health-the Key Role of Horticulture- Janice Albert
4) Horticulture and Health: Ancient and Medieval Views - Jules Janick, Marie-Christine Daunay, and Harry S. Paris

II. STUDIES ON FOOD, NUTRITION AND HEALTH SECURITY AND INCOME GENERATION

1) Urban Agriculture for Food Secuirty - Abdul Kobakiwal
2) Changing Pattern of Consumption, Economic Growth and Food Security: Examining India’s Experience in Global Context - Keith Wiebe, Daniel Gustafson, David Dawe and Kostas Stamoulis
3) Regional Pattern of Economic Growth and Horticultural Development - Sudha Mysore
4) Contribution of Vegetable Crops to Address Poverty, Hunger and Malnutrition in South Asia - M.L. Chadha, Peter Hanson, Satish K. Sain and Roohani Pal
5) Horticulture and Food Security - Surabhi Mittal
6) Integrated Horticulture and Nutrition Development: Lessons Learned From FAO Projects -Biplab K. Nandi and Lalita Bhattacharjee
7) Contribution of Horticulture and Homestead Food Production to Household Food and Nutrition Security and Decreased Anemia Among Young Children – Lessons Learned from Scaling-up Programs in Asia (Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal and Philippines) - Aminuzzaman Talukder, Nancy Haselow, John Deidrick, David Spiro, Ellen Villate, Hou Kroeun, Amin Uddin, Jennifer Nielsen and Victoria Quinn
8) Improving Livelihoods of Small Farmers through the Production of High-Value Horticultural Crops in Protected Agriculture in Dry Areas - Mahmoud Solh, Ahmed T. Moustafa and Aden Aw-Hassan

III. CONTRIBUTION OF HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

1) Dynamics of Technologies in Horticulture for Improving Production, Productivity and Profitability - H.P. Singh
2) Improving Productivity in Horticultural Crops - Michael Böhme, Ina Pinker, Idha Arsanti, Huynh V. Chuong, Nabarath Baniya, Yaroslav Shevchenko
3) Simplified Soil-less System Adopted by Growers in UAE for the Production of High-Quality Cash Crops - Ahmed T. Moustafa, Mansour I. Mansour, Saeed H. Al Bagham, Ali H. Al Hamoudi, Arash Nejatian1, Saleh Akrot and Hamlan Al Kabishi
4) Asian Smallholder Vegetable Farmers as IPM Experts: Experiences from the FAO Regional Vegetable IPM Programme (2002-08) - Jan Willem Ketelaar and Prabhat Kumar
5) Integrated Bio-Intensive Pest Management in Horticultural Crops - P. Parvatha Reddy
6) Pesticides and Urban Vegetable Production Pattern in South-Western Nigeria - Fadina, O. Olubunmi and O. A. Toriola
7) Underutilized and Underexploited Tropical Leafy Vegetables as a Source of Fibre and Anti-Oxidants - P.G. Sadhan Kumar and S. Nirmala Devi
8) Crop Diversification with Horticultural Crops for Enhancing Incomes and Improving Livelihoods of Poor Farmers in Dry-land Areas - C. L. Laxmipathi Gowda, Dov Pasternak, Albert Nikiema, Sanjeet Kumar and Lennart Woltering
9) Successful Models of Crop Diversification - Usha R. Palaniswamy
10) Tamil Nadu Precision Farming Project: A Prelude to Next Green Revolution - E. Vadivel, N. Sriram and I. Muthuvel
11) Impact of Improved Vegetable Cultivars in Overcoming Food Insecurity - João Carlos da Silva Dias
12) Vegetable Crops for Food, Nutrition Security and Improving Livelihood -A.S. Sidhu, and Sabina Islam
13) Biotechnological Interventions in Horticulture and Sustainable Livelihood - C. Aswath and Vageeshbabu Hanur

IV) DELIVERY OF TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCTS

1) Horticultural Revolution through Research-Extension-Farmers Linkages in Maharashtra - K. D. Kokate
2) Farmer’s Participatory Operational Research in Tamil Nadu - E. Vadivel
3) Emergence of Food Retail Chains in India: Implications on Horticulture Farmers - P.G. Chengappa, and K.P. Mangala
4) The Impact of Emerging Organized Retail Chains on the Marketing of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables in the Developing Countries- Peter J. Batt
5) Value Chain Management in India: Overview and Perspectives - A. P. Paul
6) Linking Smallholder Producers to Market: The Need for Efficient Supply Chain Management -Peter J. Batt
7) Success Story : The Impact Analysis of Pomelo Agribusiness Development Production Centre of East Java, Indonesia - Yuniarti, Pudji Santoso Suhadri and R. Endah

V) GOVERNMENT POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

1) Horticultural Development and Sustainable Growth of Agriculture Sector in India - A Critical Analysis - Mahendra Singh and V. C. Mathur
2) International Horticultural Development Scenario-Implications for India - C. Prasad and P.C. Bhatia
3) Vegetable Systems in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Research and Development to Improve Livelihood Security -Ravza Mavlyanova
4) Contribution of Myanmar Horticulture in Supporting the Livelihood Security and Economic Growth - San San Yi
5) Government Policy, Basic Issues and Formidable Challenges in Promotion of Horticulture and Plantation Crops - A.K. Mehta

VI) NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL COOPERATION

1) FAO Experience of Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries(TCDC) - Gavin Wall
2) Vegetable Science International Network (VEGINET): The Way Forward- Prem Nath, and Anupam Varma


PNASF International and National Award
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