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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 239.00
New approaches to environmental economics are presented in Institutions and Sustainability. Readers will find discussions of the political economy of agriculture, in addition to new analysis methods for the governance of natural resources. 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
At a time when food producers have to make significant changes to their businesses in order to survive, a review of benchmarking in agriculture and discussion of its future potential is critical. This book meets that need by providing an overview of existing benchmarking practices in agriculture and the food supply chain, and evaluating the potential... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
What defines a sustainable food system? How can it be more inclusive? How do local and global scales interact and how does power flow within food systems? How to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to realizing sustainable food systems? And how to activate change? These questions are considered by EU and North American academics and practitioners... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 379.00
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 2009; US$ 89.99
Adaptive management is learning from past management actions to improve future planning. In order to facilitate better adaptive management practices, this book presents lessons learned from case studies, providing managers ready access to relevant information. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'The School Food Revolution is an important book that deserves success.'Journal of Organic Systems 'A great new book that describes how 'the humble school meal' can be considered as 'a litmus test of... government's political commitment to sustainable development.'Peter Riggs, Director, Forum on Democracy & Trade'The School Food Revolution should be... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 20.95
In this book, global food and farming researcher-activist Peter Rosset explains how the runaway free trade policies and neoliberal economics of the WTO, American government and European Union kill farmers, and give us a food system that nobody outside of a small corporate elite wants. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 279.00
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way. This book series analyzes current agricultural issues and proposes alternative solutions. It includes a list of biofuels to counter climate change. more...