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Cover for The economics of farm animal welfare: theory, evidence and policy.

This book contains 9 chapters that discuss some of the latest developments in economic research that are relevant to animal welfare and related policy development, including the evolution of animal welfare as a branch of animal science; animal welfare from an economic theory perspective; consumer...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, B. V.; Moran, D.; D'Eath, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book
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Cover for The Common Agricultural Policy and Romanian agriculture.

This book presents a synthesis of the evolution of the European agricultural policy and the transformation of the European agricultural sector in the context of modification of the paradigm of the agricultural model. It also highlights the impact of the Common Agricultural Policy on the evolution...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ethical tensions from new technology: the case of agricultural biotechnology.

This book is an exploration into ethical tensions that new technology creates, with a particular focus on agricultural biotechnology and genetically modified (GM) food. There are four main arenas where new technologies generally, and agricultural biotechnology in particular, create ethical...

Author(s)
James, H. S., Jr.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conservation agriculture for Africa: building resilient farming systems in a changing climate.

This book provides an updated assessment of trends in the adaptation and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) in different countries of Africa. It provides information on the contribution of CA systems to building resilience in a changing climate while increasing productivity, profitability...

Author(s)
Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Building agricultural extension capacity in post-conflict settings.

This book is intended to: (i) explore the role and potential of agricultural extension in post-conflict countries; (ii) investigate the experience and issues involved with rebuilding extension systems in post-conflict settings; (iii) examine the impact of different extension policy approaches and...

Author(s)
McNamara, P. E.; Moore, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
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 GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum.

This book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender....

Author(s)
Fan, S.; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book

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