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  1. The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. African Environments and Resources

    By L. A. Lewis, L. Berry

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1988, this work provides a comprehensive picture of the range of physical environments in Africa, focusing upon those characteristics and issues central to the management of environmental resources. Beginning with an overview of the geographical and environmental history of...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Green Revolution Revisited

    Critique and Alternatives

    Edited by Bernhard Glaeser

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The Green Revolution – the apparently miraculous increase in cereal crop yields achieved in the 1960s – came under severe criticism in the 1970s because of its demands for optimal irrigation, intensive use of fertilisers and pesticides; its damaging impact on social structures; and its monoculture...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Learning From China?

    Development and Environment in Third World Countries

    Edited by Bernhard Glaeser

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this volume was written to shed some light upon the nature and environmental consequences and wider relevance of development strategies in the Peoples’ Republic of China. It covers industrialisation, food production, energy use and landscape and settlement planning. The...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. New Seeds and Poor People

    By Michael Lipton, Richard Longhurst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1989, this book deals with the impact of cereal production upon the Third World, specifically ‘Modern Varieties’ (MVs). Using evidence from plant breeding, economics and nutrition science, the authors seek to pinpoint what has been achieved, what has gone wrong and what needs to...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Development and the Environmental Crisis

    Red or Green Alternatives

    By Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1984, Michael Redclift’s book makes the global environmental crisis a central concern of political economy and its structural causes a central concern of environmentalism. Michael Redclift argues that a close analysis of the environmental crisis in the South reveals the...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Food and Poverty

    The Political Economy of Confrontation

    By Radha Sinha

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1976, this book deals with contemporary tensions between the West and the Third World, caused by hunger, malnutrition and poverty, perpetuated by an imbalance in the distribution of world resources. The book deals with the issue of malnutrition in the Third World, which owes much...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Food Aid and the Developing World

    Four African Case Studies

    By Christopher Stevens

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Food aid is a controversial form of development assistance and this book, first published in 1979, seeks to counter allegations from critics by taking account of both direct and indirect affects. Based on field research in Tunisia, Botswana, Upper Volta and Lesotho, it considers aid from the UK,...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Agrarian Reform in Contemporary Developing Countries

    A Study Prepared for the International Labour Office within the Framework of the World Employment Programme

    Edited by Ajit Kumar Ghose

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1983, in association with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), this book is about the meaning, relevance and process of agrarian reform in contemporary developing countries. It includes seven detailed case studies – one each on Ethiopia, Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Iran,...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Agricultural Development and Economic Integration in Latin America

    By Montague Yudelman, Frederic Howard

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1970, this study is concerned with both the theoretical and the practical problems involved with agricultural development and economic integration in Latin America, with particular emphasis on those countries which are embraced by the Latin American Free Trade Association.The...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge