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  • The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North Americaby Lisa F. Clark

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North America explores the political dynamics of the remarkable transition of organic food from a ‘fringe fad’ in the 1960s to a multi-billion dollar industry in the 2000s. Taking a multidisciplinary, institutionalist approach that integrates social movement theory, public policy analysis and value... more...

  • Landscape Agroecologyby Paul Wojtkowski

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 121.95

    Learn how the principles and practices of landscape agroecology can help to overcome drought, flooding, poor soil, damaging winds, plant diseases, plant-eating insects, and more! Examining the concepts, conventions, and components that underlie the ecology of human-managed landscapes, this is the first book to address landscape agroecology. Incorporating... more...

  • CAP Regimes and the European Countrysideby F. Brouwer; P. Lowe

    CABI 2000; US$ 130.00

    The objectives of this title are to review assessments made on the environmental effects of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and to judge the contribution of agricultural policy to environmental quality in the European Union. more...

  • Environment, Water Resources and Agricultural Policiesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    China?s leaders face the daunting challenge of feeding the world?s largest population with limited resources. China?s per capita endowment of arable land is low and water scarcity is of particular concern. Not only is China?s endowment of water resources extremely low, but it is also badly distributed, with the North China Plain having one of the lowest... more...

  • Escalonando la agroecologíaby Claudia Ranaboldo; Carlos Venegas

    International Development Research Centre 2007; US$ 20.00

    En las últimas dos décadas el enfoque agroecológico se ha ido difundiendo en América Latina, captando progresivamente la atención de varios sectores, desde los ámbitos más académicos pasando por varias instituciones públicas y privadas, y las propias organizaciones y movimientos sociales. Este libro es fruto... more...

  • Agroecological Economicsby Paul Wojtkowski

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 86.95

    Agroecology is the science of applying ecological concepts and principles to the design, development, and management of sustainable agricultural systems. Agroecological economics, a subsection of agricultural economics, evaluates the ecological consequences of agricultural methods on the economic scale. Agroecological economics considers green engineering... more...

  • Agroecology and Strategies for Climate Changeby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...

  • Evaluation of Agri-Environmental Policiesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 96.00

    Governments are increasingly aware of the importance of monitoring and evaluating their policies − including agri-environmental policies − and are devoting efforts to strengthening their monitoring and evaluation systems and capacities. They aim to improve their performance by establishing evidence-based policy-making, evidence-based management... more...

  • Environmental Impacts of Modern Agricultureby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Joe Morris

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2012; US$ 104.00

    Modern agriculture must seek to feed the world's growing population with little or no cost to the Environment. Modern agriculture is capable of producing greater yields than ever before, but intensification of agriculture does come at a price. This comprehensive volume examines the environmental impact made by agriculture in the 21st Century, looking... more...

  • Biotic Diversity in Agroecosystemsby D. Pimentel; Maurizio G. Paoletti

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The preservation of biodiversity is a high priority among biologists, ecologists and environmentalists. The impact that human activities have on biodiversity is clear; however, few studies have focused on the importance of biodiversity to natural and agricultural ecosystems. In fact, many natural species are essential to sustainable agricultural programs.... more...