Agriculture & Related Industries Products

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security and resilience

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding

    By Jonathan Harwood

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Urban Food Planning

    Seeds of Transition in the Global North

    By Rositsa T. Ilieva

    This highly original work examines the rise of the urban food planning movement in the Global North and provides insights into the new relationship between cities and food which has started developing over the past decade. It sheds light on cities as new spaces for food system innovation and on…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Communication Scarcity in Agriculture

    By Jessica Eise, Whitney Hodde

    Today, the general public craves information on food and agriculture with an unprecedented passion. But the agricultural sector, unaccustomed to an interested and inquisitive society, has largely failed to respond to the public’s demands for information. Instead, corporations, time-pressed…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Fair Trade Organizations and Social Enterprise

    Social Innovation through Hybrid Organization Models

    By Benjamin Huybrechts

    For several decades, social enterprises have been pioneers in the conception and implementation of a pathbreaking social innovation: Fair Trade (FT). Fair Trade Social Enterprises have created a movement which has challenged mainstream trading practices and offered development opportunities for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge in the Global Economy

    Translating Geographical Indications for Development

    By Teshager W. Dagne

    Arising from recent developments at the international level, many developing countries, indigenous peoples and local communities are considering using geographical indications (GIs) to protect traditional knowledge, and to promote trade and overall economic development. Despite the considerable…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Social Innovation In Africa

    A practical guide for scaling impact

    By Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

    Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those tackling Africa’s serious social problems. It lays out the required building blocks for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Climate Change and Agricultural Development

    Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Women in Agriculture Worldwide

    Key issues and practical approaches

    Edited by Amber J. Fletcher, Wendee Kubik

    Over the past two decades, existing documentation of women in the agricultural sector has surveyed topics such as agricultural restructuring and land reform, international trade agreements and food trade, land ownership and rural development and rural feminisms. Many studies have focused on either…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Women and Sustainable Business

  • The Economics of Biofuels

    The impact of EU bioenergy policy on agricultural markets and land grabbing in Africa

    By Stefania Bracco

    Biofuels are a renewable source of energy used mainly for transportation. They link together food, energy and natural resources sectors, and involve ecological, social and inequality issues. They are an emblematic example of the interactions between economic, environmental, social and political…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

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