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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 154.00
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...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Israel and Palestine are water scarce. As the peace process continues amidst ongoing violence, water remains a political and environmental issue. Water Wisdom is model for those who believe that water conflict can be an opportunity for cooperation rather than violence. Thirty leading Palestinian and Israeli activists, water scientists, politicians,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1957; US$ 90.00
Much has been written and published on the general subject of agricultural cooperation, but the material has been scattered and hard to find until now. The volume makes available in convenient form a selection of the most significant articles and excerpts more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00
This book was first published in 1932. more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2011; US$ 34.95
The Nile River is the longest river in the world covering nearly 7,000 kilometres. It traverses ten countries in Africa, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, with South Sudan as the eleventh riparian state once it acquires its sovereignty. Of the more than 300 million... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99
During the 1990s, SSA countries initiated agricultural policy reforms to increase producer incentives and increase growth. Yet, agricultural growth rates after the reforms have been uneven. This has been attributed to lack of supporting infrastructure or the inability to respond to incentives by the smallholders. Based on ten studies, this volume provides... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
This book outlines how, from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth century, the political and social dimension of French economic thought, and particularly of Physiocracy, spurred American Republicans to a radical shaping of American agrarian ideology. Such a perspective allows for a reconsideration of several questions that lie at the heart of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95
This book argues four reasons why agricultural policy has now reopened to wider debate: the World Food Crisis of 2008-2011; the emergence of climate change as a core policy concern; new trends towards 'neoproductivist' agricultural policy; and the challenge of new academic ideas around resilience of food chains and relevant policy interventions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the reform era in China which saw important changes in agriculture and rural organizations, but it is clear that certain entrenched legacies from pre-reform China still linger on even after WTO accession, most importantly the key role played by state actors and politics in the development of markets... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 299.00
This book documents the evolving path of U.S. agriculture in the 20th Century and the role of public R&D in that evolution. The work begins with a detailed quantitative assessment of the shifting patterns of production among the states and over time and of the public institutions and investments in agricultural R&D. Then, based on newly constructed... more...