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  1. Avian Influenza

    Science, Policy and Politics

    Edited by Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Over the past decade, substantial resources have been spent on tackling avian influenza and building a global capacity for a pandemic response. The catastrophic costs of the 1918 influenza pandemic are well documented, and the swine flu pandemic of 2009-10 has raised the alarm yet again. Across the...

    Published April 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Environmental Policy Processes

    Cases from Africa

    By James Keeley

    Edited by Ian Scoones

    A critical analysis of the post-Rio consensus on environment and development which questions the role of particular forms of internationalized elite scientific expertise. It asks why certain understandings of environmental change stick with such tenacity. In exploring this, the authors unravel the...

    Published April 1st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Dynamics and Diversity

    Soil Fertility and Farming Livelihoods in Africa

    Edited by Ian Scoones

    Soils are critical to agriculture and, in turn, to food supply and livelihoods. Sustainable management of soils is crucial for a large proportion of the population of Africa. Contrary to many claims, soil fertility is improved and managed successfully by small-scale farmers there. Careful studies...

    Published August 1st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Sustaining the Soil

    Indigenous Soil and Water Conservation in Africa

    Edited by Chris Reij, Ian Scoones, Calmilla Toulmin

    Indigenous soil and water conservation practices are rarely acknowledged in the design of conventional development projects. Instead, the history of soil and water conservation in Africa has been one of imposing external solutions without regard for local practice. There is a remarkably diverse...

    Published September 1st 1996 by Routledge

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