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Advancing global food security: The power of science, trade, and business
(Chicago, IL: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2013)
Increased demand for agricultural goods, climate change, and environmental degradation represent current challenges to global food security. This Chicago Council report addresses these hurdles through the perspective of ...
Tendiendo Puentes Entre Los Paisajes Humanos Y Naturales: La investigación participativa y el desarrollo ecológico en una frontera agrícola andina
(Quito, Ecuador: Sistema DocuTech, 2001)
This book synthesizes the results of the SANREM program in the Nanegal parish, Pinchincha Province, Ecuador. The region, located between the Guayllabamba and Alambi rivers in northwestern Ecuador, has been the site of ...
Challenges for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management in Vietnam Uplands: A Case Study
(Laguna, Philippines: SEAMEO SEARCA, 2004)
Achieving Nutritional Impact and Food Security through Agriculture
(Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), 2011)
Agricultural interventions can have a profound impact on food security and nutrition. However, they can also potentially negatively affect these same two outcomes by neglecting to consider the impacts of technologies, ...
Bridging Human and Ecological Landscapes: Participatory Research and Sustainable Development in an Andean Agricultural Frontier
(Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 2001)
The economic and food security implications of climate change in Mali
(Dordrecht-Holland ; Boston: Reidel Publishing Company, 2003)
This study uses climate change projections from two global circulation models to address the impact of climate change on Mali's agriculture sector and the consequences for the sector economy and food security. The authors ...
The Open Economy And The Environment: Development, Trade and Resources in Asia
(Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2003)
Economic linkages among occupational groups in the commune of Madiama
(Wallingford, Oxon; Cambridge, Mass.: CABI Publishing, 2005)
In chapter 13, Brewster et al. model the economic linkages between different groups of natural resource users and analyze the effect of the potential growth strategies. Using data from the PLLA (chapter 6) and an extensive ...
The Ellis paradigm - humans, herbivores and rangeland systems
(Grahamstown, South Africa: NISC Pty Ltd, 2004)
The scientific and conceptual contributions Jim Ellis made throughout the course of his career reveal a logical progression towards increased understanding of pastoral ecosystems worldwide. Research in wildlife, large ...
Economic interdependence among socio-economic groups in Madiama Commune of the Niger Delta of Mali
One aim of the SANREM West Africa Project is to identify the linkages among socio-economic groups in the Madiama commune of northern Mali. The results from compiling a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) were reported earlier. ...