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- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 229.00
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 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...
- 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...
- 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 2014; US$ 160.00
This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can help shape sustainable agriculture strategies, and second,... more...
- 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...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 170.00
This book looks at Sustainable Irrigation in a holistic way, considering the multidisciplinary objectives of sustainable agriculture, sustainable water management, sustainable water infrastructure, sustainable irrigation communities and a sustainable environment, the need to reallocate water between competing users, and the need for water and food... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks.... more...