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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
Within the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) was established as an implementing agreement. The CPB is an international agreement establishing the rights of recipient countries to be notified of and to approve or reject the domestic import and/or production of living modified organisms... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00
The population of cities around the world is growing at an alarming rate, and as a result the landscapes of most cities are going through enormous changes. In particular, fertile agricultural lands at the periphery of cities are being developed without consideration of holistic planning. As such, peri-urban areas, zones of transition from rural to... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 15.99
Chris von der Ahe knew next to nothing about base¬ball when he risked his life?s savings to found the franchise that would become the St. Louis Cardinals. Yet the German-born beer garden proprietor would become one of the most important—and funniest—figures in the game?s history. Von der Ahe picked up the team for one reason—to sell more beer. Then... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00
Real estate investment accounts for a quarter of total fixed asset investment (FAI) in China. The real estate sector's extensive industrial and financial linkages make it a special type of economic activity, especially where the credit creation process relies primarily on collateral, like in China. As a result, the impact on economic activity of a... more...
- Heise Medien 2015; Not Available
Unsere Böden werden planiert, versiegelt, asphaltiert - darunter auch immer mehr fruchtbares Ackerland. Die Europäische Kommission schätzt, dass EU-weit täglich 1.000 Quadratkilometer Boden für den Ackerbau verloren gehen - durch Flächenversiegelung für Straßen und Gebäude. Ein Viertel aller Böden in der EU fällt der Erosion zum Opfer. Allein Deutschland... more...
- World Bank Publications 2004; US$ 34.99
Global Agricultural Trade and Developing Countries presents research findings based on a series of commodity studies of significant economic importance to developing countries. First, the book sets the stage with background chapters and investigations of cross-cutting issues. Trade and domestic policy regimes affecting agricultural and food markets... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 94.00
"This new encyclopedia explores the world of food production and distribution in the Twenty-first Century. Coverage ranges from truck and dairy farms to meat and poultry packing plants to farmer's markets, fast food franchises and supermarkets. The scope is not just production methods and problems, but packaging, marketing, transportation and consumer... more...