Using Wild Genetic Resources for Food and Raw Materials
Series: Natural Resource Management Set
Tomatoes could not be grown commercially without the help of their wild relatives. A single wild species of rice has helped double rice production in Asia. Wild silk-worms are enabling India to expand its silk industry. A wild carp with resistance to cold has been used to extend Soviet carp...
To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge
A handbook for their planning and implementation
Series: Sustainable Development Set
The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will...
Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge