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- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 795.00
This is the first comprehensive guide to the workings of an industry of crucial importance to the world?s agricultural economy. Published in association with the International Fertilizer Industry Association, The fertilizer industry looks at the structure of the industry for all the key categories of fertilizer products including nitrogen, phosphate... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book makes use of a four country research programme, covering France, Germany, Great Britain and Japan. Investigations and interviews at store, company and individual levels paint a picture of working times in the sector and in each of the countries. The volume provides some explanations for national differences as well as the similarities; supply... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
In Food City , a companion piece to Smartcities and Eco-Warriors , innovative architect and urban designer CJ Lim explores the issue of urban transformation and how the creation, storage and distribution of food has been and can again become a construct for the practice of everyday life. Food City investigates the reinstatement of food at the... more...
- Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 54.99
This book explores the links between food and democracy. It addresses how democratic principles can be used to shape our food system and takes a practical ?how-to? approach to using democratic processes to regain control of the food we eat. It also highlights what food democracy looks like on the ground and how individuals, communities and societies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95
Wasteful over-consumption (by some) in the developed countries and the continuing, in some cases worsening, hunger of millions in the Third World is a dramatic indication that food problems are urgent.Anger is not enough and this book, which comes from the research group on Development Policy and Practice in the Open University (DPP), aims to provide... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.95
Hängen Preisanstiege bei Nahrungsmitteln wirklich monokausal mit der monetären Spekulation auf die sog. "Commodities" zusammen? Wo haben große NPO wie UNICEF ihre Stärken, wo ihre Schwächen? Wie kann Fundraising effektiv betrieben werden? Was sollte unternommen werden, um Armut und Hunger in der Welt tatsächlich zu reduzieren? Auf diese und weitere... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this reevaluation of the estate system, which has long been recognized as the central economic institution of medieval Japan, Thomas Keirstead argues that estates, or shoen, constituted more than a type of landownership. Through an examination of rent rolls, land registers, maps, and other data describing individual estates he reveals a cultural... more...