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- CABI 2008; US$ 145.00
Examining the relationship between sustainability and farmland management in differing temporal, spatial and production contexts, this book considers farmland multifunctionality, systems and systemic thinking, debate over information and knowledge, and ethical aspects. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 239.00
This collection of papers has wide appeal. It includes subjects ranging from the social and hydrological context of Mediterranean countries, to the role of organizations and institutions in drought preparedness and case studies of effective interventions. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 289.00
This timely collection of research papers is augmented by detailed reviews of the main elements of European agroforestry and the issues that face it. The book provides an up-to-date and complete overview of agroforestry in Europe. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
Agricultural research, extension and education can contribute greatly to enhancing agricultural production in a sustainable way and to reducing poverty in the developing world, but achievements have generally fallen short of expectations in Africa. In recent years, growing economic and demographic pressures - coupled with the entry of new market forces... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This volume, by graduate researchers working in urban agriculture, examines concrete strategies to integrate city farming into the urban landscape. Drawing on original field work in cities across the rapidly urbanizing global south, the book examines the contribution of urban agriculture and city farming to livelihoods and food security. Case studies... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 259.00
The objective of this volume is to increase the utilization of useful genetic resources and to raise awareness of the value of plant breeding and biotechnology. These, it argues, should lead to more sustainable crop production and ultimately food security. more...
- International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 25.00
Proceedings of a workshop held in Ottawa, Canada, 16-17 May 1995. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
In a neo-liberal era where society in the Developed World is reliant on mass-produced cheap foods, and living standards are based on high consumption of non-renewable energy and materials, this book investigates the growing significance of sustainable systems in rural areas. Drawing on a wide range of topical case studies, primarily in the UK, it... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93
This book investigates new agricultural systems such as organic and green manuring, as well as integrated pest management practices, and looks at how they can improve farm productivity against the enhancements for the environment. Much of the information presented focuses on microinvestigation of the soil, and on the effects of soil variability within... more...