Revisiting the Recent Food Crises
Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture
Since the financial and food price crises of 2007, market volatility has been a topic of major concern to agricultural economists and policy professionals. This volume provides an overview of the key issues surrounding food prices volatility, focusing primarily on cereals and key...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
Challenges and Opportunities
The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities....
Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge
There is not enough water globally for all the things humans need and want water to do for us. Water supply bubbles are bursting in China, the Middle East and India with potentially serious implications for the global economy and for political stability. Even the United States is depleting...
Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Social and Environmental Implications for a Globalized Economy
This volume provides an analytical and facts-based overview on the progress achieved in water security in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region over during the last decade, and its links to regional development, food security and human well-being. Although the book takes a regional approach,...
Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge
Contributions from the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy
Global change possesses serious challenges for water managers and scientists. In mountain areas, where water supplies for half of the world population originate, climate and hydrologic models are still subject to considerable uncertainty. And yet, critical decisions have to be taken to ensure...
Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge
Fourth Botin Foundation Water Workshop
This book provides an overview, by leading world experts, on key issues in global water and food security. The book is divided in a series of over-arching themes and sections. The first part of the book provides an overview of water and food security. The second and third sections look at...
Published September 30th 2010 by CRC Press
Though the modern Spanish State was formed in the mid Fifteenth Century, historical records show that water works, statues, and the utilization of water dates back to centuries BC. As a semi-arid country, the effort to control, store and assure water supplies to cities and fields is present in...
Published August 11th 2009 by CRC Press