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  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    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 – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Japan's International Fisheries Policy

    Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

    By Roger D. Smith

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management

    By James C Y Guo

    Effective urban drainage to manage stormwater and control flooding depends on good engineering, especially when an environmentally sustainable approach is being applied. This new text focuses on green methods and modelling techniques. It covers the principles of hydrology and drainage,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    CRC Press

  • Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Genes from the Wild

    Using Wild Genetic Resources for Food and Raw Materials

    By Robert Prescott-Allen, Christine Prescott-Allen

    Tomatoes could not be grown commercially without the help of their wild relatives. A single wild species of rice has helped double rice production in Asia. Wild silk-worms are enabling India to expand its silk industry. A wild carp with resistance to cold has been used to extend Soviet carp…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Saving the Seed

    Genetic diversity and European agriculture

    By Renee Vellve

    Genetic diversity is essential to the security of agriculture. Without the availability of a wide range of plant varieties and the genetic resources they contain, crops cannot adapt to combat the ever-changing threats of pests, diseases and climatic change. Yet, with the increasing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest

    By Duncan Poore

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Controlling Tropical Deforestation

    By Alan Grainger

    Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species and contributing to global climate change through the greenhouse effect. But, despite widespread concern for…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Saving the Tropical Forests

    By Judith Gradwohl, Russell Greenberg

    The destruction of the tropical forest is one of the major problems of our time. Vast areas are rapidly becoming wastelands which support only a few tough weeds, perhaps some cattle, and the farms allowed to the poor. This book provides a vision of hope: in Latin America. Africa. And South East…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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