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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Communities and Livelihood Strategies in Developing Countriesby Keshav Lall Maharjan

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Sustainability of rural communities is threatened by a plethora of factors including climate change and disasters which interact in an intricate manner in making rural people vulnerable and poor. This book is the output of empirical research on communities and livelihood strategies in developing countries. It reveals how rural communities are functioning... more...

  • Agricultural Development Policyby Roger D. Norton

    Wiley 2005; US$ 278.95

    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...

  • Science for Agriculture and Rural Development in Low-income Countriesby R.P. Roetter; H. Van Keulen; Marijke Kuiper; J. Verhagen; H.H.van Laar

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    Since 1998, the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Food Quality (LNV) promotes development-orientated agricultural and environmental research and strengthening of North-South partnerships through its International Cooperation (DLO-IC) research programme. By 2005, some 70 collaborative North-South projects had been carried out. All... 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...

  • 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...

  • Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in Transition Countriesby Nora Dudwick

    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...