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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
In the past fifteen years, most countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States have shifted from predominantly collective to more individualized agriculture. These years also have witnessed the largest fall in agricultural production, yields, and rural employment on record, while the deterioration and dissolution... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99
Developing countries have much greater leverage in the Doha Round negotiations, due at least in part to their large and growing share of world trade. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen whether this influence will be translated into a final agreement that is truly more development-friendly. This volume takes up select issues of importance to developing... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99
This second volume of the two-volume set presents several different approaches to modeling the effects of the outcome of the Doha negotiations, and investigates why these (and other) modeling efforts produce such divergent results. By comparing and contrasting these approaches, it helps readers develop a clearer understanding of the mechanics and implications... more...
- 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...