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Agriculture; Developing countries

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  • Tradeoffs or Synergies?by D.R. Lee; C.B. Barrett

    CABI 2000; US$ 150.00

    The need for increased food production, enhanced economic growth and poverty reduction, whilst at the same time achieving environmental sustainability, is an issue of growing importance. This book addresses the linkages and tradeoffs involved in solving such key challenges. more...

  • Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less Favoured Areasby R. Ruben; J. Pender; A. Kuyvenhoven

    CABI 2007; US$ 170.00

    Through the study of less-favoured areas in Africa, Latin America, and South and East Asia, this work explores the development pathways allowing for the careful adjustment of resource use strategies at the field, farm-household and village level. more...

  • Agricultural Development Policyby Roger D. Norton

    Wiley 2005; US$ 296.95 US$ 267.26

    Prepared under the aegis of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), this text presents a fresh and comprehensive look at agricultural development policy. It provides a clear, systematic review of important classes of policy issues in developing countries and discusses the emerging international consensus on viable approaches... more...

  • Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries Since 1990by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 126.00

    In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...

  • Agriculture in Developing Countriesby Keijiro Otsuka; Kaliappa Kalirajan

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 36.00

    This volume emphasizes that demands for new agricultural sustainable technologies may not be realized merely by the application scientific knowledge, but would require a combination of scientific inputs and the indigenous knowledge of the farming community. more...

  • The Gene Revolutionby Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.14

    Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change.The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between the �naysayers� and �cheerleaders� and look at the issues... more...

  • Agroecological Innovationsby Norman Uphoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.12

    The world's food supply needs to rise significantly, yet both arable and water supplies per capita are decreasing. Not only are modern agricultural methods beyond the reach of those suffering the greatest food insecurity but they are also ecologically damaging, relying upon fossil energy and chemical inputs. This volume offers a collection of innovative... more...

  • Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries, 1by Alex F. McCalla

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99

    Developing countries have much greater leverage in the Doha Round negotiations, due at least in part to their large and growing share of world trade. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen whether this influence will be translated into a final agreement that is truly more development-friendly. This volume takes up select issues of importance to developing... more...

  • Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries, 2by Alex F. McCalla

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99

    This second volume of the two-volume set presents several different approaches to modeling the effects of the outcome of the Doha negotiations, and investigates why these (and other) modeling efforts produce such divergent results. By comparing and contrasting these approaches, it helps readers develop a clearer understanding of the mechanics and implications... more...

  • Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in Transition Countriesby Nora Dudwick

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    In the past fifteen years, most countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States have shifted from predominantly collective to more individualized agriculture. These years also have witnessed the largest fall in agricultural production, yields, and rural employment on record, while the deterioration and dissolution... more...