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Cover for Geopolitics, food and agriculture.

This chapter looks at the geopolitical dynamics of food supplies. It analyses the historic importance of agricultural production and trade for urbanization, state-building and warfare, looking at examples from ancient times and various food regimes since the 19th century. With the 2008 global food...

Author(s)
Woertz, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decentralized governance of adaptation to climate change in Africa.

This book comprises 13 chapters divided into four sections. The first section explores the cross-sectorial aspects of climate change governance, with a focus on the disconnect between the central and subnational levels of governance and on how climate change has become a contested policy arena....

Author(s)
Friis-Hansen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book
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Cover for Hoarders as saviours: the performance of regional grain traders during and after extreme drought.

This chapter examines the relationship between trade and climate change, showing how the regulation of trade can be a tool for climate change adaptation. The purpose of this study is to bring to the forefront some critical issues related to food commodity hoarding that are related to extreme...

Author(s)
Suubi, G.; Friis-Hansen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion: towards subnational climate change action amidst ambiguity and contestation over power and resources.

This concluding chapter provides a thorough discussion on the following topics: governance of climate change action; climate change action as an arena for political contestation; NGO facilitation of interaction between local government and communities; the political ecology of climate change;...

Author(s)
Friis-Hansen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transformation of Indian agriculture following economic liberalization.

This chapter documents the transformation of Indian agriculture following the economic liberalization since the early 1990s. It looks at the evolution of agricultural trade and trade policies, the investments and subsidies in agriculture, agricultural credit, the irrigation infrastructure, private...

Author(s)
Kavery Ganguly; Pandey, V. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indian economic growth and trade agreements: what matters for India and for global markets?

Patterns of economic growth and agreements on international trade both impact the economy, nationally and globally. This chapter compares alternative patterns of economic growth with a bilateral free trade agreement between India and the EU and a multilateral trade agreement in the context of the...

Author(s)
Woltjer, G.; Rutten, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International trade and food security: the future of Indian agriculture.

This book presents recent work on demand and supply projections for food grains and high-value agri-food commodities in India. It projects the implications of policies and trade on farm and non-farm incomes, poverty and income distribution in rural and urban areas. It also looks at the future...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and way forward.

This chapter summarizes the key findings of various studies and provides action plans for strengthening the agriculture sector and strategies for promoting agricultural trade for increasing farm incomes and reducing poverty in India.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview of agriculture in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

This overview chapter examines the main systemic and policy changes for agriculture in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU) that were part of these countries' transition from a planned economy to a market economy, and how these changes altered the commodity mix and volumes of KRU agricultural...

Author(s)
Liefert, W. M.; Liefert, O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter

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