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60. U.S. Capacity to Address Tropical Infectious Diseases. 1987, 225pp. Addresses U.S. manpower and institutional capabilities in both the public and private sectors to address tropical infectious disease problems. ISBN 0–309–04259–3.

Resource Management

50. Environmental Change in the West African Sahel. 1984, 96pp. Identifies measures to help restore critical ecological processes and thereby increase sustainable production in dryland farming, irrigated agriculture, forestry and fuelwood, and animal husbandry. Provides baseline information for the formulation of environmentally sound projects. ISBN 0–309–04173–2.

51. Agroforestry in the West African Sahel. 1984, 86pp. Provides development planners with information regarding traditional agroforestry systems—their relevance to the modern Sahel, their design, social and institutional considerations, problems encountered in the practice of agroforestry, and criteria for the selection of appropriate plant species to be used. ISBN 0–309–04174–0.


65. Science and Technology for Development: Prospects Entering the Twenty-First Century. 1988. 79pp. This report commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the U.S. Agency for International Development. The symposium on which this report is based provided an excellent opportunity to describe and assess the contributions of science and technology to the development of Third World countries and to focus attention on what science and technology are likely to accomplish in the decades to come.

Forthcoming Books from BOSTID

The Improvement of Tropical and Subtropical Rangelands. 1989. This report characterizes tropical and subtropical rangelands, describes social adaptations to these rangelands, discusses the impact of socioeconomic and political change upon the management of range re

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