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  • Cultivating an Ecological Conscienceby Frederick L. Kirschenmann; Constance L. Falk

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00

    Theologian, academic, and third-generation organic farmer Frederick L. Kirschenmann is a celebrated agricultural thinker. In the last thirty years he has tirelessly promoted the principles of sustainability and has become a legend in his own right. Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher documents Kirschenmann's evolution... more...

  • Towards a Sustainable Asiaby Association of Academies of Science

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00

    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...

  • Challenging Post-conflict Environmentsby Dr Rebecca Roberts; Professor Alpaslan Özerdem; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Crossing disciplinary boundaries, this volume by Özerdem and Roberts conceptualizes the challenges of developing sustainable agriculture in post-conflict environments as well as identifying the policies and practical solutions to achieve sustainable agricultural production which is central to the survival of humanity. Without sustainable agriculture,... more...

  • Sustainable Foodby Michael Mobbs

    Choice 2012; US$ 23.73

    After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal, Michael Mobbs realised his house was sustainable, but he wasn’t. While his house saves 100,000 litres of dam water a year, the same amount of water is used to produce ten days’ worth of food for the average Australian.... more...

  • Resilient Agricultureby Laura Lengnick

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 19.99

    Creating agile, resilient foodsheds to feed a warming world more...

  • Crop Protection and Sustainable Agricultureby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    The increase in the world population and changes in welfare have led to an enormously expanding demand for food. In the industrialized world, food surpluses rather than shortages are a problem together with adverse environmental impacts from the overuse of chemicals and excessive exploitation of agricultural land. In the developing world, food production... more...

  • Technological Change In Agricultureby Dominic Hogg

    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...

  • Agroecosystem Sustainabilityby Stephen R. Gliessman

    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...

  • Food and Water Securityby U. Aswathanarayana

    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...

  • Agri-Cultureby Jules Pretty

    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...