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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
The cotton processing industry is a distinct sector of China?s rural economy which recently underwent a momentous transition from plan to market. China is the world?s largest producer as well as consumer of cotton, and cotton processing links the agricultural production of this important commodity to China?s booming textile industry. Alpermann... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 57.00
In 1981, near the end of America?s second post-World War II energy crisis, and at the onset of the nations most recent farm crisis, American Energy Farming Systems began to sell and distribute what it deemed a ?providential plant? destined to be a new and saving crop? the Jerusalem Artichoke. This volume recounts this story of the bizarre intersection... more...
- Food First Books 2011; US$ 12.99
Food Movements Unite! Strategies to transform our food systems The present corporate food regime dominating the planet?s food systems is environmentally destructive, financially volatile and socially unjust. Though the regime?s contributions to the planet?s four-fold food-fuel-finance and climate crises are well documented, the solutions?... more...