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- Springer 2012; US$ 99.00
Showing how the method of sustainability assessment plays a key role in choosing the best agricultural productive mode, this book guides the reader through the process of selecting, from among the various approaches for building farming systems, the method of decision-making that will result in the most appropriate outcome, given the context. Case... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
By adopting a holistic multi-disciplinary approach which identifies key themes and case studies, this book sets the scene for the debate surrounding sustainable agriculture in post-conflict environments. Seeing 'fixing' agriculture as more than merely a technical matter, the volume focuses on this critical post-conflict challenge with social,... more...
- Choice 2012; US$ 29.91
After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal, Michael Mobbs realised his house was sustainable, but he wasnt. While his house saves 100,000 litres of dam water a year, the same amount of water is used to produce ten days worth of food for the average Australian.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 149.00
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. Sustainable agriculture is a discipline that addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 119.95
Recognition of the importance of soil organic matter (SOM) in soil health and quality is a major part of fostering a holistic, preventive approach to agricultural management. Students in agronomy, horticulture, and soil science need a textbook that emphasizes strategies for using SOM management in the prevention of chemical, biological, and physical... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 159.00
Why do modern agricultural techniques, which are environmentally damaging, continue to be used? This path-breaking book seeks the answer to that question in an understanding of evolution of agricultural research in its cultural context. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
'Refreshingly fluent narrative, brimming full of stories and metaphors' Tim O'Riordan, University of East Anglia, UK 'A great balance between storytelling and analysis which points to the critical need for gaining control over resources' Jacqueline Ashby, CIAT, Colombia 'Full of supporting evidence and clear arguments' Norman Uphoff, Cornell University,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 99.95
In the context of the global food crisis, a growing consensus is emerging among academics, health practitioners, farmers, policy-makers, businesses and consumers about the merits of building an alternative food system. Using a wide range of case studies, this book provides a critical overview, showing how and where theory and practice can converge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
'The School Food Revolution is an important book that deserves success.' Journal of Organic Systems 'A great new book that describes how 'the humble school meal' can be considered as 'a litmus test of... government's political commitment to sustainable development.' Peter Riggs, Director, Forum on Democracy & Trade 'The School Food Revolution should... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 20.95
In this book, global food and farming researcher-activist Peter Rosset explains how the runaway free trade policies and neoliberal economics of the WTO, American government and European Union kill farmers, and give us a food system that nobody outside of a small corporate elite wants. more...