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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Drylands are a sizeable part of the world's potentially arable land. They vary from the hyper-arid regions of the classic deserts of Africa and Asia to the more common semi-arid and sub-humid areas that support extensiveagricultural systems dependent on rainfall or irrigation.Following their successful and innovative work The Economics of Dryland Management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 157.95
The authors propose that the Gezira scheme has played a paradoxical role in the capitalist transformation of the Sudan - reinforcing some non-capitalist production relations while at the same time acting as an engine for the peripheral capitalist development. more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 14.19
Die Zukunft des Wassers ist die Zukunft der Menschheit. Leben wir in einem Jahrhundert der Dürren oder der Überflutungen? Oder beides? Der Zugriff auf Wasser wird einen großen Einfluss haben auf die globalen Kräfteverhältnisse, die Umwelt und das Gleichgewicht zwischen Arm und Reich. Wasser wird über Krieg oder Frieden entscheiden und die Entwicklung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
When it first appeared in 1965, The Conditions of Agricultural Growth heralded a breakthrough in the theory of agricultural development. Whereas 'development' had previously been seen as the transformation of traditional communities by the introduction (or imposition) of new technologies, Ester Boserup argued that changes and improvements occur from... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
Water Safety and Water Infrastructure Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering topics related to contamination of drinking water, prevention, monitoring, and decontamination. Emergency response planning for drinking water and wastewater systems are also discussed. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00
In food and agriculture, the creation of value is paramount to any companys survival, and even more so at a time where dramatic changes in business and industrial marketings context are leading to fundamental changes in what companies should be analysing, creating, and delivering.Although there has been a lot of literature generated on... more...
- CABI 2013; US$ 125.00
Investing in agriculture is one of the most effective ways of reducing hunger and poverty, promoting agricultural productivity and enhancing environmental sustainability. Covering the development of sustainable agriculture, food production and food security, this paper explains the relationship between all levels of investment and their interdependence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95
Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after conflict and in preventing a return to conflict. Featuring... more...