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Agricultural industries

  • Adequate Food for Allby Wilson G. Pond; Buford L. Nichols; Dan L. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 109.95

    While access to affordable food is the norm for some, it is not a reality for all. This comprehensive interdisciplinary book explores way to find solutions to the ever-increasing problem of food supply. Critical in its analysis, but still taking an optimistic view, the text discusses the practical problems of both nutrient excesses and deficiencies... more...

  • Advancing the Aquaculture Agendaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 168.00

    Aquaculture now provides more than 50% of the global supply of fisheries products for direct human consumption. This conference proceedings addresses key policy challenges of the aquaculture sector. Policy makers, academics, industry representatives, NGOs and international organisations gathered to discuss the critical economic, environmental and social... more...

  • Agri-Food Commodity Chains and Globalising Networksby Christina Stringer; Richard Le Heron

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary team of anthropologists, economists, business and management academics and geographers, this book examines a wide range of case studies illustrating various agri-food commodity chains and networks around the world and discusses how they link globally. more...

  • Agribusiness Management Fourth Editionby Freddie L. Barnard; Jay T. Akridge; Frank J. Dooley; John C. Foltz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    Today?s food and agribusiness managers operate in a rapidly changing, highly volatile, international, high technology, consumer-focused world. This new edition of Agribusiness Management was written to help prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber production and marketing. more...

  • Agribusiness Supply Chain Managementby N. Chandrasekaran; G. Raghuram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The agribusiness supply chain includes a number of processes such as supply management, production management, and demand management to customers through a competitive distribution channel. Each step of the way can be plagued with issues such as diversity of production and demand, bulkiness of produce, perishability, and seasonality. Highlighting... more...

  • Agribusiness and Innovation Systems in Africaby Kurt Larsen

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    This book examines how agricultural innovation arises in four African countries – Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda – through the lens of agribusiness, public policies, and specific value chains for food staples, high value products, and livestock. Determinants of innovation are not viewed individually but within the context of a complex... more...

  • Agribusiness and Societyby Kees Jansen; Sietze Vellema

    Zed Books 2004; US$ 38.95

    This volume examines how far agribusiness corporations are responding to the opportunities and pressures resulting from emerging environmental awareness. In particular, in what ways are they changing their R & D and business practices in order to develop new environmentally oriented products, services and methods of production? These questions are... more...

  • Agricultural Biotechnology and Transatlantic Tradeby G.E. Isaac

    CABI 2002; US$ 120.00

    Reviews the regulatory hurdles facing genetically modified crops in gaining access to the European Union and proposes a regulatory strategy to overcome such challenges. more...

  • Agricultural Policies in Emerging Economies 2009by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 56.00

    This report analyses policy agricultural developments during 2006-08 in seven economies: Brazil, Chile, China, India, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine. This period was marked by a significant increase in world prices for most, but not all, agricultural commodities. Policy responses to rising food prices included tariff reductions, export restrictions,... more...

  • Agricultural Policies in Emerging and Transition Economies 2000by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 79.00

    This eighth edition of Agricultural Policies in Emerging and Transition economies presents the latest available data on agricultural policies and support in emerging and transition economies and analyzes the interactions between  OECD member countries policies and those of emerging and transition economies. more...