Development Studies: Rural Development

  • Rural Development in Practice: Evolving Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Rural Development in Practice

    Evolving Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Willem van Eekelen

    Rural Development in Practice focuses on the evolving nature of rural development in the Global South. It outlines how we got to where we are today, checks what we can learn from history, and explores the development drivers, facilitators and obstacles most likely to shape the years ahead. The…

    Paperback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Biodiversity, Food and Nutrition: A New Agenda for Sustainable Food Systems book cover

    Biodiversity, Food and Nutrition

    A New Agenda for Sustainable Food Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danny Hunter, Teresa Borelli, Eliot Gee

    This book examines the challenges and impacts of poor diets and nutrition from current food systems and the potential contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services in addressing these problems. There is a strong need for a multi-level, cross-sectoral approach that connects food biodiversity…

    Paperback – 2020-05-14 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Urban Growth Patterns in India: Spatial Analysis for Sustainable Development book cover

    Urban Growth Patterns in India

    Spatial Analysis for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bharath H Aithal, T.V. Ramachandra

    This book uses spatio-temporal analysis to understand urbanisation in Indian cities and explain the concept and impact of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It creates a GHG footprint for Indian cities and engages in a discussion about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    CRC Press

  • International Banking and Rural Development: The World Bank in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    International Banking and Rural Development

    The World Bank in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Pade Badru

    Published in 1998, this book reviews two of the World Bank's agricultural development projects in southeast Nigeria, and concludes that the objectives of these projects - which include reducing rural poverty and developing indigenous capacity for rural development - have not been fully realized.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainability in Agricultural and Rural Development book cover

    Sustainability in Agricultural and Rural Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard E. D’Souza, Tesfa G. Gebremedhin

    First published in 1998, this book provides a broad but in-depth description of the issues, concepts, methods of analysis, and empirical results related to the sustainable development of agriculture and rural communities. Specifically, it examines the relationships between sustainability and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Role of Livestock in Agricultural Development: Theoretical Approaches and Their Application in the Case of Sri Lanka book cover

    The Role of Livestock in Agricultural Development

    Theoretical Approaches and Their Application in the Case of Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Regina Birner

    First published in 1999, this study aims to develop a theoretical framework for the analysis of livestock farming systems and their conditions of change. The framework should be generally applicable in developing countries and make it possible to analyse livestock farming in different…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment book cover

    Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America book cover

    Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira, Susanna B. Hecht

    Soy in South America constitutes one of the most spectacular booms of agro-industrial commodity production in the world. It is the pinnacle of modernist agro-industrial practices, serving as a key nexus in food–feed–fuel production that underpins the agribusiness–conservationist discourse of "land…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Rural Housing and Economic Development book cover

    Rural Housing and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht, Scott Loveridge, Stephan Goetz, Rachel Welborn

    Housing is crucial to the quality of life and wellbeing for individuals and familes, but the availability of adequate or affordable housing also plays a vital role in community economic development. Rural areas face a substantial disadvantage compared to urban areas in regard to housing, and this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Policy in Agriculture: Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income book cover

    Public Policy in Agriculture

    Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashok K. Mishra, Davide Viaggi, Sergio Gomez y Paloma

    In recent years, developed countries have formulated public policies in agriculture ranging from supporting rural life and farm income to promoting sustainability of food and fibre production. Public Policy in Agriculture: Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income addresses the lack of empirical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism book cover

    Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Democratic Rural Organizations: Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia book cover

    Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

11Series in Rural Development

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