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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term "land grabbing", ordinary people whose livelihoods are adversely affected by land grabbing know exactly what it is. It involves the physical capture and control of land and homes, including the usurpation of the power to decide how and when these will be used and for what purposes ?... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
It might seem almost a heresy to speak of brand-name industrial food products in Italy for many foreigners (and gourmets). Indeed, our country has no shortage of gastronomic products of the highest quality, either hand-crafted or produced industrially at the local level in keeping with the culinary tradition of the various regions. more...
- Kogan Page 2006; US$ 80.00
Based on groundbreaking research, this innovative book enables retail and logistics professionals to recognize new opportunities and successfully manage change in their supply chain. Retailing Logistics and Fresh Food Packaging addresses the dramatic changes taking place in modern packaging and logistics, and compares and contrasts international approaches... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 120.00
Addresses the issue of the effects of developed countries' agricultural policies on developing countries. Written from the perspective of developing countries, this book addresses the main issues raised by developing countries' governments, politicians, farmers organizations, NGOs, trade specialists, and development specialists. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 42.00
For millions of people in developing countries, fisheries represent a means of livelihood, a source of food and nutrition, and a source of wealth for economic growth. Fish often constitutes the sole source of protein for many people, especially the poor. Yet the risks to sustainable fisheries are high. Three quarters of global marine fisheries are... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00
This volume examines developments in the food economy, focusing on the economic impacts of increasing retailer concentration on consumers, processors and farmers. The document estimates retail market power and assesses price transmission in the beef, pork and poultry supply chains of Canada, the Czech Republic, Japan and the Netherlands. In... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 49.00
This publication looks at the importance of the EU sugar industry in the global sugar market. It analyses how sugar reforms adopted by the EU council in 2006 have led to market changes. The first part of this report looks at what might happen if complete policy reform and full trade liberalisation took place. This gives the reader insight into the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 67.50
This is a detailed history of a Mexican sugar plantation, the first such account to be published in English. The subject of the study is the Cortes plantation, which was established on the outskirts of Cuernavaca in about 1535 by Hernan Cortes, the conque more...
- International Labour Office 2003; US$ 13.50
Examines the future of employment in the tobacco industry and makes recommendations to the social partners for achieving decent work objectives in the sector. Includes texts of resolutions adopted by the Meeting. more...