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Agriculture; Developing countries

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  • Tradeoffs or Synergies?by D.R. Lee; C.B. Barrett

    CABI 2000; US$ 150.00

    The need for increased food production, enhanced economic growth and poverty reduction, whilst at the same time achieving environmental sustainability, is an issue of growing importance. This book addresses the linkages and tradeoffs involved in solving such key challenges. more...

  • Agriculture in Developing Countriesby Keijiro Otsuka; Kaliappa Kalirajan

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 39.95

    Agriculture in Developing Countries: Technology Issues presents an experimental. approach of testing new possibilities and combinations to match the changes taking. place in the agricultural production environment of developing countries. While. emphasizing the importance of combining scientific and indigenous knowledge, this. book argues that sustained... more...

  • Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less Favoured Areasby R. Ruben; J. Pender; A. Kuyvenhoven

    CABI 2007; US$ 170.00

    Through the study of less-favoured areas in Africa, Latin America, and South and East Asia, this work explores the development pathways allowing for the careful adjustment of resource use strategies at the field, farm-household and village level. more...

  • Agricultural Development Policyby Roger D. Norton

    Wiley 2005; US$ 287.95

    Prepared under the aegis of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), this text presents a fresh and comprehensive look at agricultural development policy. It provides a clear, systematic review of important classes of policy issues in developing countries and discusses the emerging international consensus on viable approaches... more...

  • Agricultural Growth for the Poorby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99

    The majority of the world's poor depend directly or indirectly on agriculture. Despite the strong linkages between broad-based agricultural growth and poverty reduction, international support to agriculture sharply declined from the late 1980s. The need to raise agriculture's prominence in the development agenda has never been greater. This... more...

  • Agriculture Investment Sourcebookby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 49.99

    Investing to promote agricultural growth and poverty reduction is a central pillar of the World Bank’s current rural strategy, Reaching the Rural Poor (2003). One major thrust of the strategy outlines the priorities and the approaches that the public sector, private sector, and civil society can employ to enhance productivity and competitiveness... more...

  • Agroecological Innovationsby Norman Uphoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The world's food supply needs to rise significantly, yet both arable and water supplies per capita are decreasing. Not only are modern agricultural methods beyond the reach of those suffering the greatest food insecurity but they are also ecologically damaging, relying upon fossil energy and chemical inputs. This volume offers a collection of innovative... more...

  • Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries Since 1990by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 126.00

    In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...

  • The Gene Revolutionby Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change.The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between the ?naysayers? and ?cheerleaders? and look at the issues... more...

  • Global Agricultural Trade and Developing Countriesby M. Ataman Aksoy; John C. Beghin

    World Bank Publications 2004; US$ 34.99

    Global Agricultural Trade and Developing Countries presents research findings based on a series of commodity studies of significant economic importance to developing countries. First, the book sets the stage with background chapters and investigations of cross-cutting issues. Trade and domestic policy regimes affecting agricultural and food markets... more...