Agricultural Economics Products

  • Consumers, Meat and Animal Products

    Policies, Regulations and Marketing, 1st Edition

    By Terence J. Centner

    This book addresses the production practices employed in the production of food animals and animal products that enable marketers to sell a variety of products to meet consumer demand. Food animal production practices have come under increased scrutiny by consumers who object to inputs and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Cooperatives, the State, and Corporate Power in African Export Agriculture

    The Case of Uganda’s Coffee Sector, 1st Edition

    By Karin Wedig

    Agriculture is a major contributor to Africa’s GDP, the region’s biggest source of employment and its largest food producer. However, agricultural productivity remains low and buyer-driven global value chains offer few opportunities for small producers to upgrade into higher value-added activities.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 2nd Edition

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues that may require referral or consultation…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Seafood Supply Chains

    Governance, Power and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Greenwood

    This book provides a historical and analytical account of changes in the seafood supply chain in Britain from the mid-twentieth century to the present, looking at the impact of various types of governance. The governance of marine fisheries has been a contested issue for decades with increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture

    An integrated systems research approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Oborn, Bernard Vanlauwe, Michael Phillips, Richard Thomas, Willemien Brooijmans, Kwesi Atta-Krah

    Sustainable intensification has recently been developed and adopted as a key concept and driver for research and policy in sustainable agriculture. It includes ecological, economic and social dimensions, where food and nutrition security, gender and equity are crucial components. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Climate Change and Agricultural Development

    Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Two of the greatest current challenges are climate change (and variability) and food security. Feeding nine billion people by 2050 will require major efforts aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation. One approach to agriculture has recently been captured by the widely adopted…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Localizing Global Food

    Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Sophia Skordili

    Short food supply chains (SFSCs) rely primarily on local production and processing practices for the provision of food and are, in principle, more sustainable in social,  economic and environmental terms than supply chains where production and consumption are widely separated. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Agrarian Transformation in Western India

    Economic Gains and Social Costs, 1st Edition

    By B. B. Mohanty

    This book examines the economic gains and social costs of agrarian transformation in India. The author looks at three phases of agrarian transformation: colonial, post- colonial, and neoliberal. This work combines macro and micro economic data, economic and noneconomic phenomena, and quantitative…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge India

  • Farming, Food and Nature

    Respecting Animals, People and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, Carol McKenna

    Livestock production and its use of finite resources is devastating biodiversity and pushing wildlife to the brink of extinction. This powerful book examines the massive global impact caused by intensive livestock production and then explores solutions, ranging from moving to agroecological farming…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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