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Various green manures, including the leaves of leguminous hedge plants, that have other uses as well, are also becoming more widely applied. In rainfed areas where production risks are higher and the opportunity cost of labor is low, farmers are reluctant to use purchased inorganic fertilizer. The need to produce and use organic manures under such conditions is important. High-yielding forage (such as napier grass) production for "resident" livestock, particularly draft animals, is probably the key to maintaining a sustainable fertility cycle.

Soil and Water Conservation Society, 1990). 26. Holly Hauptli and others, "Biotechnology and Crop Breeding for Sustainable Development," in Sustainable Agricultural Systems, ed. Clive A. : Soil and Water Conservation Society, 1990). 27. : National Academy Press, 1989). 28. Ismail Serageldin, "The Challenge of a Holistic Vision: Culture, Empowerment, and the Development Paradigm," Culture and Development in Africa (Proceedings of an International Conference), interim document, ed. : Africa Technical Department, World Bank, 1992), 11-28.

1992). 7. See World Bank Sustainability Group with Johan Holmberg, Consultant, "Operationalizing Sustainable Development" (Unpublished memorandum, April 24, 1992), 5-6. 8. Jan Tinbergen and Roefie Hueting, "GNP and Market Prices: Wrong Signals for Sustainable Economic Success That Mask Environmental Destruction," in Population, Technology, and Lifestyle: The Transition to Sustainability, ed. Robert Goodland, Herman E. : Island Press, 1992), 52; and Salah El Serafy, "Sustainability, Income Measurement, and Growth," in Population, Technology, and Lifestyle: The Transition to Sustainability, ed.

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