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- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 190.94
Sustainable Protein Production and Consumption: Pigs or Peas? is a book that presents and explores the PROFETAS programme for development of a more sustainable food system by studying the feasibility of substituting meat with plant based alternatives. The emphasis is on improving the food system by reducing the use of energy, land, and freshwater,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 97.71
The product of a major regional research project, this is one of a series of books analyzing the fundamental questions surrounding sustainability in Asia. This volume assesses the cultural perspectives, particularly those related to agriculture. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 223.52
?Homegardens? are integrated tree ? crop ? animal production systems, often in small parcels of land surrounding homesteads, and primarily found in tropical environments. These agroforestry systems, developed and nurtured by farmers through generations of innovation and experiment, are often cited as the epitome of sustainability, yet have been long... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 176.00
Why do modern agricultural techniques, which are environmentally damaging, continue to be used? This path-breaking book seeks the answer to that question in an understanding of evolution of agricultural research in its cultural context. more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 132.95
Agroecologists from around the world share their experiences in the analysis and development of indicators of agricultural sustainability in Agroecosystem Sustainability: Developing Practical Strategies. The authors build on the resource-conserving aspects of traditional, local, and small-scale agriculture while at the same time drawing on modern ecological... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 172.95
This book deals with ways and means of managing food and water security in various agroclimatic environments through the integration of R & D, training, people participation, agronomic practices, economic instruments, and administrative policies. It includes contributions by global experts in the field, who elaborate on the governance of food security,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
'Refreshingly fluent narrative, brimming full of stories and metaphors'Tim O'Riordan, University of East Anglia, UK 'A great balance between storytelling and analysis which points to the critical need for gaining control over resources' Jacqueline Ashby, CIAT, Colombia'Full of supporting evidence and clear arguments' Norman Uphoff, Cornell University,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 324.61
This collection of key review articles analyzes current agricultural issues and knowledge, and then proposes alternative solutions. As such, it is a source book for all those who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.70
With concise reviews of the key issues in agroecology, this book identifies the complex problems that must be tackled in order to progress towards improved sustainability in food production. If features the work of many of the leading authorities in the field. more...