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  1. Agricultural Supply Chains and the Challenge of Price Risk

    By John Williams

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    This book discusses the issues of integration within food and fibre supply chains and the challenges in managing price risk. The problems of integration and price risk are interwoven in agricultural supply chains with production and supply risk as well as hoarding. However, without supply...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

    Edited by Margaret Oliver, Thomas Bishop, Ben Marchant

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Precision agriculture (PA) involves the application of technologies and agronomic principles to manage spatial and temporal variation associated with all aspects of agricultural production in order to improve crop performance and environmental quality. The focus of this book is to introduce a...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change and Agriculture in India

    Studies from Selected River Basins

    By K. Palanisami, C. R. Ranganathan, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Krishna Reddy Kakumanu

    This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge India

  4. Women, Livestock Ownership and Markets

    Bridging the Gender Gap in Eastern and Southern Africa

    Edited by Jemimah Njuki, Pascal C. Sanginga

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Rhetoric of Food

    Discourse, Materiality, and Power

    Edited by Joshua Frye, Michael Bruner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This book focuses on the rhetoric of food and the power dimensions that intersect this most fundamental but increasingly popular area of ideology and practice, including politics, culture, lifestyle, identity, advertising, environment, and economy. The essays visit a rich variety of dominant...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Food

    By John Coveney

    Series: Shortcuts

    The centrality of food in life, and the importance of food as life, is undeniable. As a source of biological substrates, personal pleasure and political power, food is and has been an enduring requirement of human biological, social and cultural existence. In recent years, interest in food has...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Progress in Agricultural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the second half of the twentieth century, significant changes were occurring within the agricultural industry, including an increase in efficiency and government intervention, as well as expanded and more complicated patterns of trade. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1986, reflects...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources

    Success Stories and Best Practices

    Edited by Regine Andersen, Tone Winge

    Farmers' Rights are essential for maintaining crop genetic diversity, which is the basis of all food and agricultural production in the world. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture recognizes Farmers' Rights and provides for relevant measures. However,...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Progress in Rural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging volume, first published in 1983, reflects the increasing scope of the field of rural geography in the second half of the twentieth century. Although traditional areas of study such as agriculture and the land-use patterns of the countryside remained important, scholars also began...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge