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  • The Changing World of Farming and Food

    Security and Sustainability

    By Michael Winter, Matt Lobley

    The quest for sustainable farming, with its language of multifunctionality and environmental protection, is now confronted by the twin challenges of food security and energy security within the context of climate change. However there is no real understanding of what kind of agricultural industry…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Keeping it in the Family

    International Perspectives on Succession and Retirement on Family Farms

    Edited by Matt Lobley, John Baker, Ian Whitehead

    As the largest group of natural resource managers on the planet, farmers are at the interface of the changing relationship between humans and the environment. Typically organised around what might be considered the most basic of social units, for generations the family farm has survived…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06

  • What is Land For?

    The Food, Fuel and Climate Change Debate

    Edited by Michael Winter, Matt Lobley

    In recent decades agricultural commodity surpluses in the developed world have contributed to a mantra of 'land surplus' in which set-aside, extensification, alternative land uses and 'wilding' have been key terms in debates over land. Quite suddenly all this has changed as a consequence of rapidly…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22

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