Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • Development Banks and Sustainability in the Andean Amazon book cover

    Development Banks and Sustainability in the Andean Amazon

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Ray, Kevin P. Gallagher, Cynthia A. Sanborn

    This book explores what development banks, governments, and communities have learned in the last decade of careful negotiation between social and environmental protections in the Andean Amazon, and the pressures of a surging infrastructure and development boom. While mega-dams, highways and ports…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Energy and Development book cover

    Energy and Development

    1st Edition

    By Frauke Urban

    This book explores the complex relationship between energy and development and discusses the core issues and concepts surrounding this growing area of research and policy. In the field of energy and development, the world faces two major challenges: 1. Providing energy access to the one billion…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability book cover

    Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon C. Darnell, Rob Millington

    This is the first book to consider the intersections of sport, international development and environmental sustainability. It explores the tensions between sport’s potential contribution to the environment and its rather poor record to date. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars who…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society book cover

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. They are designated within UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme, and form an international, intergovernmental network that supports the aims of sustainability science. This book shows their global…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy book cover

    Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform decisions for economic development in the context of the developing countries The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal: Adapting to a Changing World book cover

    Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Rivers and Society: Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods book cover

    Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin: Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation book cover

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascão

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia: A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change book cover

    Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • China's International Transboundary Rivers: Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources book cover

    China's International Transboundary Rivers

    Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources, 1st Edition

    By Lei Xie, Jia Shaofeng

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security…

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Food Security in South Asia book cover

    Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Food Security in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nagesh Kumar, Joseph George

    This volume foregrounds the importance of regional cooperation in the context of food security issues in South Asia. South Asia holds the key to global achievement of SDG targets of ending hunger and malnutrition — it accounts for nearly one-third of food insecure people on the planet, with every…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge India

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