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  • Trusting Trade and the Private Sector for Food Security in Southeast Asiaby Hamid R. Alavi; Aira Htenas; Ron Kopicki

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    Trusting Trade and the Private Sector for Food Security in Southeast Asia challenges policymakers who oversee the rice sector in Southeast Asia and reexamines deep-rooted preceptsabout their responsibilities. The authors argue that fixating on national self-sufficiency hasbeen costly and counterproductive, and cooperation can both improve rice productionat... more...

  • McIlhenny's Goldby Jeffrey Rothfeder

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    In this fascinating history, Jeffrey Rothfeder tells how, from a simple idea?the outgrowth of a handful of peppers planted on an isolated island on the Gulf of Mexico?a secretive family business emerged that would produce one of the best-known products in the world. A delectable and satisfying read for both Tabasco fans and business buffs, McIlhenny's... more...

  • Brewing Justiceby Daniel Jaffee

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 17.56

    Fair trade is a fast-growing alternative market intended to bring better prices and greater social justice to small farmers around the world. But is it working? This vivid study of coffee farmers in Mexico offers the first thorough investigation of the social, economic, and environmental benefits of fair trade. Based on extensive research in Zapotec... more...

  • The Politics of Food: The Global Conflict between Food Security and Food Sovereigntyby William D. Schanbacher

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 35.00

    A description of the current global food system, this book challenges our ethical responsibility to the global poor and implicates us all for failing to curb global hunger and malnutrition. more...

  • Cumin, Camels, and Caravansby Gary Paul Nabhan

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Gary Paul Nabhan takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in this fascinating look at the relationship between the spice trade and culinary imperialism. Drawing on his own family?s history as spice traders, as well as travel narratives, historical accounts, and his expertise as an ethnobotanist, Nabhan describes the... more...

  • Western Stock Ranchingby Mont H. Saunderson

    University of Minnesota Press 1950; US$ 67.50

    Successful management of a stock ranch today requires a thorough, specialized knowledge of the land, the livestock, and the financial methods involved. This facts-and-figures study by an expert with long experience as a range economist deals with the work more...

  • Klimawandel und Landwirtschaftby Mercedes Goedecke

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 38.30

    Seit Beginn landwirtschaftlicher Aktivitäten ist das Klima von größtem Interesse für Landbewirtschafter, da es das Pflanzenwachstum, die Bodenbeschaffenheit sowie die Agrarproduktion beeinflusst. Vor diesem Hintergrund richtet sich der Blick auf den Klimawandel, der allgemein ein ernstzunehmendes umweltökonomisches Problem von globalem Ausmaß darstellt.... more...

  • Enterprise Diversity in the Business of Wineby Maureen Benson-Rea

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The purpose of this e-book is to provide a contemporary collection of case studies on wine business topics in one volume and the subjects included are consciously broad, reflecting the range of practice in business research and teaching cases. more...

  • CSR-Produkte als Sortimentsalternative im Lebensmitteleinzelhandelby Matthias Zacek

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 49.90

    Nur noch für 60% der Deutschen ist Qualität das wichtigste Konsumkriterium,vor 3 Jahren waren es noch 5% mehr. Und 44%, im Gegensatz zu 42% im Vorjahr, suchen heute grundsätzlich nach dem preiswertesten Angebot (vgl. Horx 2006, S. 7). In einer 2005 vom deutschen Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit herangezogenen Studie geben... more...

  • Best Ager als Zielgruppe für den deutschen Lebensmitteleinzelhandelby Manuela Pirner

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 26.70

    Der mit zunehmender Dynamik verlaufende Alterungsprozess der Bevölkerung hat inzwischen die ganze Welt erfasst. Diese Entwicklung ist kurzfristig nicht zu korrigieren - sie ist auf Jahrzehnte hinaus unumkehrbar. Für die Wirtschaft heißt das, sie muss sich mit den Auswirkungen dieser tief greifenden gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen auseinandersetzen,... more...