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- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2012; US$ 109.00
This book focuses on animal-environment interactions in the Mediterranean region, and the impact of human activities on the type and magnitude of these interactions. Evaluates the economic, social and environmental aspects of sustainable livestock production. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
This book details the Product-Oriented Environmental Management System (POEMS), an innovative chain-focused tool for exploiting environmental performance of products. more...
- 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$ 209.00
How will the world be able to feed close to 9 billion people in 2050 and still maintain the ecosystems? In this perspective, INRA and CIRAD launched the initiative, in 2006, to develop a foresight project for analysing issues pertaining to the world's food and agricultural systems on the 2050 timeline. This book provides a synthetic presentation of... 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
This book surveys climate-linked food insecurity, food supply and both traditinoal and novel production practices. In adapting food systems to climate change, the editors propose a holistic approach to building a new, sustainable food security paradigm. 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...
- 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...