Agriculture and Food Products

  • The Zambezi River Basin

    Water and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze, Zebediah Phiri, Vladimir Smakhtin, Davison Saruchera

    The Zambezi river is the fourth longest in Africa, crossing or bordering Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river basin is widely recognised as one of the most important basins in southern Africa and is the focus of contested development, including water for hydropower…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • NGO Discourses in the Debate on Genetically Modified Crops

    1st Edition

    By Ksenia Gerasimova

    The development and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been a contentious topic for the last three decades. While there have been a number of social science analyses of the issues, this is the first book to assess the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the debate at such…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • U.S. Food Policy

    Anthropology and Advocacy in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Markowitz, John A. Brett

    Inequity of control over food systems is a particularly insidious form of injustice. Collectively, the contributors to this volume posit that this inequity is rooted in power asymmetries in the U.S. food system and codified through U.S. food policies. This process puts the public at risk in the U.S…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharing

    Global Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Daniel F. Robinson

    The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Agronomy for Development

    The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Sumberg

    Over the last decade there has been renewed interest in food security and the state of the global food system. Population growth, climate change and food price spikes have combined to focus new attention on the technologies and institutions that underpin the production and consumption of food that…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Extending the Protection of Geographical Indications

    Case Studies of Agricultural Products in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Blakeney, Thierry Coulet, Getachew Alemu Mengistie, Marcelin Tonye Mahop

    The TRIPS Agreement (for trade-related intellectual property rights) provides for the general protection of geographical indications (GIs) of product origin, including for example the special protection of wines and spirits and for the creation of a multilateral register for wines. The African…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Food Supply Chain Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä

    The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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