Agriculture and Food Products

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba, 1st Edition

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge

  • Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst

    Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30
    Routledge

  • Agriculture in Urban Planning

    Generating Livelihoods and Food Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Redwood

    This volume, by graduate researchers working in urban agriculture, examines concrete strategies to integrate city farming into the urban landscape. Drawing on original field work in cities across the rapidly urbanizing global south, the book examines the contribution of urban agriculture and city…

    Paperback – 2011-11-29
    Routledge

  • Food, Globalization and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Peter Oosterveer, David A. Sonnenfeld

    Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organization of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. This transition is generating unfamiliar challenges related to sustainability of food provision, the social impacts of…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jules Pretty

    Our agricultural and food systems are not meeting everyone's needs, and despite great progress in increasing productivity over the past century, hundreds of millions of people remain hungry and malnourished. This book describes a different form of agriculture: one founded more on ecological…

    Paperback – 2005-08-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

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