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  • The Chinese Dairy Market

    Opportunities and Challenges

    By Quan Gan

    This book looks at the economic development and financial (and marketing) strategies together with health issues of the Chinese dairy industry. The book provides a distinctive angle on how to integrate health policy, industry organization, product design, and market penetration in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • 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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World

    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 recognised as one of the most successful…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Resource Security and Governance

    The Globalisation of China’s Natural Resources Companies

    Edited by Xinting Jia, Roman Tomasic

    China’s phenomenal economic growth in the past 30 years has witnessed the rise of its global natural resources companies. At the same time, the emerging of a middle class in China and their desire to improve living standards including better dwelling conditions, better health and nutrition, has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

  • 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

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Global Resource Scarcity

    Catalyst for Conflict or Cooperation?

    Edited by Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin, Nave Wald

    A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically, incidents of such scarcity underlie some of the most important examples of international cooperation. This volume examines the wider potential for the experience of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Global Thinking and Local Action

    Agriculture, Tropical Forest Loss and Conservation in Southeast Nigeria

    By Uwem E. Ite

    This title was first published in 2001. Based on extensive local field research undertaken in and around the Cross River National Park in Nigeria, this book provides a socio-economic study of the tensions between agriculture and nature conservation. Taking a ’bottom-up’ approach and focussing on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Farm Incomes, Wealth and Agricultural Policy

    3rd Edition

    By Berkeley Hill

    This title was first published in 2000:  The central aim of the Common Agricultural Policy is to support the incomes of farmers, yet reliable information on the overall incomes of farmers and their households is scarce. In general, farmers in the EU are not a low-income or poor sector of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water in the Macro Economy

    Integrating Economics and Engineering into an Analytical Model

    By Hynd Bouhia

    This title was first published in 2001. Providing a new methodology to analyze the fundamental interrelationship between the sustainable management of a country’s water resources and the formulation of effective strategies for socio-economic development, this book captures the complex nature of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Experiments in Environmental Economics, Volumes I and II

    Edited by Jason F. Shogren

    This title was first published in 2003.Over the decades, experiential methods have become an established research tool in environmental economics. Economists working in this area have realised that experimental methods from economics and other disciplines such as psychology and decision theory can…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Extractive Reserves in Brazilian Amazonia

    Local Resource Management and the Global Political Economy

    By Catarina A.S. Cardoso

    This title was first published in 2003: Despite their growing political significance, the linkages between local resource management and the global political economy are often poorly understood. This book addresses these linkages in a grounded analysis of extractive reserves: areas in Brazil set…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

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