Agricultural Development Products

  • Agricultural Development and Sustainable Intensification

    Technology and Policy Challenges in the Face of Climate Change

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but that this must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land resources and while preserving social…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research

    Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity

    Edited by Fabien Girard, Christine Frison

    The joint challenges of population increase, food security and conservation of agrobiodiversity demand a rethink of plant breeding and agricultural research from a different perspective. While more food is undeniably needed, the key question is rather about how to produce it in a way…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Food Security in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Cyndi Spindell Berck, Peter Berck, Salvatore Di Falco

    A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa. The purpose of this book is to document the effects of climate change on agriculture in Africa and to discuss strategies for adaptation to hotter weather and less predictable rainfall. These strategies include promoting…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: A Rural Policy for the EEC (1984)

    By Hugh Clout

    First published in 1984, Hugh Clout’s work contributes to one of the most debated and important topics of the time, the European Economic Community. Starting from the Mid-20th century, Clout explains the profound socio-economic and environmental changes that effected the countryside of Western…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Agriculture in France on the Eve of the Railway Age (1980)

    By Hugh Clout

    First published in 1980, this compact and useful book uses the earliest volumes of government-published statistics, and with the aid of computer-generated cartography, transforms the numbers there reported into an arrondissement-by-arrondissement comparative picture of French agriculture in the mid…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Creating Shared Value Chains in Colombia

    By Andrea Biswas-Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Ecological Complexity and Agroecology

    By John Vandermeer, Ivette Perfecto

    This text reflects the immense current growth in interest in agroecology and changing approaches to it. While it is acknowledged that the science of ecology should be the basis of agroecological planning, many analysts have out-of-date ideas about contemporary ecology. Ecology has come a long way…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge

  • Resistance to the Neoliberal Agri-Food Regime

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Alessandro Bonanno, Steven A. Wolf

    This volume explores the contents, forms, and actors that characterize current opposition to the corporate neoliberal agri-food regime. Designed to generate a coherent, informed and updated analysis of resistance in agri-food, empirical and theoretical contributions analyze the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods

    Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya

    By Kiah Smith

    Fair and ethical trade is often criticized for being highly gendered, and for institutionalizing the ethical values of consumers, the priorities of NGOs and governments, and most of all, food retailers. But little is known about how women smallholder farmers experience diverse ethical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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