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Cover for Crisis and conflict in agriculture.

This volume sets out to explore the dialectic relating agriculture, crisis and conflict, and attempts to expand the knowledge on these interactions. Part 1 of the volume (chapters 1-6) discusses thematic issues and methodological approaches to understanding the intersection of agriculture, crisis...

Author(s)
Zurayk, R.; Woertz, E.; Bahn, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book
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Cover for Shifting cultivation policies: balancing environmental and social sustainability.

This book is a compilation of policy analyses on shifting cultivation throughout South and Southeast Asia. It is hoped that the availability of these analyses of past and present policies will help governments to formulate better informed policies towards shifting cultivation, that will ultimately...

Author(s)
Cairns, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conservation agriculture in subsistence farming. Case studies from South Asia and beyond.

This book focuses on the latest research in conservation agriculture (CA), with an emphasis on the applicability of results worldwide. Using South Asia as a case study, it examines the history and current state of CA regionally and globally, and explores the long-term impacts the adoption of CA...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and global health.

This book describes the direct and indirect global impacts of climate change. It includes 30 chapters divided into 7 parts. Part I (Introduction) includes 2 chapters describing anthropocene and the impact of climate change on global health. Part II includes 4 chapters focusing on the primary health ...

Author(s)
Butler, C. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book
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Cover for Crop stress management and global climate change.

The second in a three-part series on climatic change, this book addresses the challenges of the foreseen climate change for agriculture from a multidisciplinary point of view. The initial chapter discusses the global changes that gave rise to the beginning of agriculture. The rest of the book is...

Author(s)
Araus, J. L.; Slafer, G. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book
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Cover for The agricultural groundwater revolution: opportunities and threats to development.

This book addresses the issues of using groundwater in agricultural production in the developing world. By addressing the problems associated with the degradation and overexploitation of the groundwater resources, it explores the practiced and potential methods that meet the massive challenges of...

Author(s)
Giordano, M.; Villholth, K. G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931728)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tropical deltas and coastal zones: Food production, communities and environment at the land and water interface.

This book with 33 chapters divided into five parts is a compendium of selected papers from the conference that can be broadly categorized as land and water management, fisheries and aquaculture and rice-based agriculture systems. Intensification of aquaculture and rice-based agriculture frequently...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Szuster, B.; Kam, S.; Ismail, A.; Noble, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Irrigation water pricing: the gap between theory and practice.

This book contains 14 separately authored chapters on the pricing of irrigation water. The chapters are entitled: (1) Water pricing in irrigation: the lifetime of an idea; (2) Water pricing in irrigation: mapping the debate in the light of experience; (3) Why is agricultural water demand...

Author(s)
Molle, F.; Berkoff, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932923)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rural aquaculture.

This book addresses key issues in aquaculture and rural development, with case studies drawn from several countries in South and South East Asia. Sections cover: the environmental context; the integration of aquaculture with agriculture; specialized and intensive systems; fish seed; social aspects; ...

Author(s)
Edwards, P.; Little, D. C.; Demaine, H.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book

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