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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Since the financial and food price crises of 2007, market instability has been a topic of major concern to agricultural economists and policy professionals. This volume provides an overview of the key issues surrounding food prices volatility, focusing primarily on drivers, long-term implications of volatility and its impacts on food chains and consumers. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Global change possesses serious challenges for water managers and scientists. In mountain areas, where water supplies for half of the world population originate, climate and hydrologic models are still subject to considerable uncertainty. And yet, critical decisions have to be taken to ensure adequate and safe water supplies to billions of people,... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 121.95
Though the modern Spanish State was formed in the mid Fifteenth Century, historical records show that water works, statues, and the utilization of water dates back to centuries BC. As a semi-arid country, the effort to control, store and assure water supplies to cities and fields is present in numerous historical and political landmarks. Water policy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7 th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities. This Forum was unique in examining the water... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95
There is not enough water globally for all the things humans need and want water to do for us. Water supply bubbles are bursting in China, the Middle East and India with potentially serious implications for the global economy and for political stability. Even the United States is depleting groundwater on average 25% faster than it is being replenished.... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 144.95
This book provides an overview, by leading world experts, on key issues in global water and food security. The book is divided in a series of over-arching themes and sections.?The first part of the book provides an overview of water and food security. The second and third sections look at global trade and virtual water trade, and provide some specific... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This volume provides an analytical and facts-based overview on the progress achieved in water security in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region over during the last decade, and its links to regional development, food security and human well-being. Although the book takes a regional approach, covering a vast of data pertaining to most of the... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 199.00
The evaluation of the water footprint and virtual water trade offers a way to examine the sustainability of a water resources. This book is based on the research and results of a study carried out for Spain, which serves as a case for a semi-arid country. more...