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- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Kleinkredite bieten nicht nur wirtschaftlich aktiven Armen die Hoffnung auf ein besseres Leben, sie können ganzen lokalen Wirtschaften nachhaltigen Schub verleihen. Anders als große Entwicklungsprojekte oder Spenden nach dem Gießkannenprinzip erreichen sie gezielt die Betroffenen und werden von diesen als wertvoll empfunden. Doch diese Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe... more...
- United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 38.00
Clean water is essential to human survival, yet it is increasingly scarce. Despite pressures on this crucial resource, people often have little or no opportunity to participate in watershed decisions that affect them, particularly when they live along international watercourses. The United Nations has identified the rising demand for water as one of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
Agricultural Investment and Productivity provides a deep and systematic look at the opportunities for and constraints to investments in sustainable agriculture in East Africa, offering important insights into what works and how to analyze agricultural investments in one of the poorest regions of the world. The book critically examines the reasons behind... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 33.00
A lack of finance for water resources management is a primary concern for most OECD countries. This is exacerbated in the current fiscal environment of tight budgets and strong fiscal consolidation, as public funding provides the lions share of financial resources for water management. The report provides a framework for policy discussions around... more...
- CABI 2012; US$ 180.00
Increasing food prices have renewed concerns about long-term agricultural demand and supply in the global economy. This book looks at results, methods, and data on international agricultural productivity for a better understanding of long-run trends and the policies that determine them. By presenting an international assessment of total factor productivity... more...
- Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 95.00
With continuing controversy about the future direction and powers of the EU, this groundbreaking book is essential reading for all those interested in European politics and public policy. Based on a comparative analysis of the UK, France, Poland, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland, it argues that Europe has a Common Agricultural Policy in name only.... more...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2012; US$ 59.95
This book assesses the institutional, technical and market constraints as well as opportunities for smallholders, notably, emerging farmers in disadvantaged areas such as the former homelands of South Africa. more...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 69.95
Southern Africa has had more than its fair share of environmental and political problems in recent years. This volume examines various dimensions of the institutional constraints faced by small farmers in the region and how they are trying to overcome them. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 52.99
In a never-ending battle to match population growth with food and energy production, the countries of the Middle East have been frenziedly developing water resources without considering their neighbors' needs. The inevitable result has been more frequent and increasingly bitter conflicts. At the same time, a halting Arab-Israeli peace process continues.... more...