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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
The agriculture sector around the world has experienced profound changes in recent years. This unique and path-breaking Handbook draws together the best current research in the area of entrepreneurship in agriculture, food production and rural development. Agriculture policy reforms have impacted farm incomes, while demand side changes have required... more...
- Melville House 2012; US$ 19.95
Completely updated and revised edition of one of the most widely-praised food books of recent years. It?s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight. To find out how we got to this point and what we can do about it, Raj Patel launched a comprehensive... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 15.99
"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier?s visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world?s food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today."--Sting Imagine a world where every town has their own local food source, grown in the safest way... more...
- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99
A global movement to take back our food is growing. The future of farming is in our hands?and in our cities. When you?re standing in the midst of a supermarket, it?s hard to imagine that you?re looking at a failing industrial food system. The abundance all around you looks impressive but is really a façade. In fact, there?s just a three-day supply... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of environmental degradation. Clearly, there must be a better way to meet the need for increased... more...
- Beacon Press 2008; US$ 16.00
In Closing the Food Gap , food activist and journalist Mark Winne poses questions too often overlooked in our current conversations around food: What about those people who are not financially able to make conscientious choices about where and how to get food? And in a time of rising rates of both diabetes and obesity, what can we do to make healthier... 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...