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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 74.99
Corn Meets Maize links the everyday practices of growing, cooking, and exchanging food in specific cultural, economic, and ecological contexts to broader social movements in Mexico and beyond. The local food networks Lauren E. Baker explores in Mexico are rich examples of contemporary agricultural and culinary transformations; they also reveal... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This volume discusses a broad range of vital issues encompassing the production and consumption of food in the current period of climate change. All of these add up to looming, momentous challenges to food security, especially for people in regions where malnutrition and famine have been the norm during numerous decades. Furthermore, threats to food... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 34.00
An authoritative review of the implementation of new crop breeding technologies and their role in feeding an increasing global population. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 79.95
Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the... more...
- CABI 2012; US$ 160.00
This work debates and investigates the cross-compliance system - whereby farmers comply with certain standards relating to the environment, food safety and animal and plant health. The book discusses cross-compliance in the context of existing standards, on-farm costs and the competitiveness of farm businesses. Analysing the economics of regulation... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
This is the first book on land administration and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa, and is highly relevant to all developing countries around the world. It provides simple practical steps to turn the hugely controversial subject of "land grabs" into a development opportunity by improving land governance to reduce the risks of dispossessing poor... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 14.00
In the tradition of Michael Pollan, Joan Gussow, and Verlyn Klinkenborg's The Rural Life , This Common Ground is an inspirational evocation of a life lived close to the earth, written by the head farmer at one of the country's first community-supported farms. By reflecting on four seasons of activity at his beloved Quail Hill Farm in eastern Long... 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. This book examines alternative food systems in cities around the globe that are shortening their food chains, growing food within their city limits, and taking their "food security" into their own hands. The author, an award-winning food... more...