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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Langkawi, Malaysia, September 11-15, 2017.

This proceedings contains papers dealing with issues affecting biological control, particularly pertaining to the use of parasitoids and predators as biological control agents. This includes all approaches to biological control: conservation, augmentation, and importation of natural enemy species...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Gillespie, D. R.; Vincent, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book
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Cover for Productivity growth in agriculture: an international perspective.

This volume is written primarily for agricultural economists doing research on productivity. It includes discussions of the theoretical underpinnings of productivity measurement as well as the many practical considerations that go into translating this theory into actual measures of aggregated...

Author(s)
Fuglie, K. O.; Wang, S. L.; Ball, V. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939212)
Type
Book
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Cover for Food security in Africa and Asia: strategies for small-scale agricultural development.

This book builds on the premise that food security in low-income countries may be achieved through sustained effort by the local small-scale and subsistence farming communities, with the active support from local, national and international agencies. It states that any such effort will endure only...

Author(s)
Bakker, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938413)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Urban aquaculture.

In light of the increasing demand for fish, the challenge for planners now is to accelerate aquaculture development and to plan for new production, making urban areas not only centres of marketing and distribution, but also of production, particularly using urban wastewater. This book includes...

Author(s)
Costa-Pierce, B.; Desbonnet, A.; Edwards, P.; Baker, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book
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Cover for Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: confronting the livelihood and environmental realities.

This book contains 16 chapters aiming to better understand urban waste water use in agriculture in developing countries (Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia), and detailed case study documentation of what works and what does not. It makes pragmatic recommendations aimed at protecting...

Author(s)
Scott, C. A.; Faruqui, N. I.; Raschid-Sally, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998237)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in the global arena.

This book presents experiences and successful case studies of integrated pest management (IPM) from developed and developing countries and from major international centres and programmes. It contains 39 chapters by many contributors addressing themes such as: emerging issues in IPM, including...

Author(s)
Maredia, K. M.; Dakouo, D.; Mota-Sanchez, D.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Integrated natural resource management: linking productivity, the environment and development.

This book, which contains 15 separately authored chapters, discusses both the principles and applications of an integrated approach to natural resource management. Such an approach must embrace the complexity of systems and redirect research towards the greater inclusion of issues such as...

Author(s)
Campbell, B. M.; Sayer, J. A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997315)
Type
Book

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