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  1. Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the "New Extraction"

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    Series: Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

    During the last two decades there has been a dramatic expansion and intensification of mining and mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This has brought mining more visibly into global public debate and spurred a great deal of...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  2. Farming Systems and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Priorities for science and policy under global change

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Africa has an immense variety of farming systems. An improved knowledge of these complex systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  3. Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Well-being and Sustainability

    By Adrian Martin

    Initiatives for nature conservation often involve conflicts between human livelihoods and the restriction of people or activities from protected areas, reserves or national parks. The main argument of this book is that socially just conservation of nature is better for both human...

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  4. Consumer Economics

    Issues and Behaviors

    By Elizabeth Goldsmith

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge

  5. The Volta River Basin

    Water for Food, Economic Growth and Environment

    Edited by Timothy O. Williams, Vladimir Smakhtin

    Series: Earthscan/IWMI Series on Major River Basins of the World

    The Volta River Basin (VRB) is an important transboundary basin in West Africa that covers approximately 400,000 square kilometres across six countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali and Togo. Its natural resources sustain the livelihoods of its population and...

    To Be Published May 15th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By S. Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". This book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile pastoralism and rangeland resource governance and argues that this approach...

    To Be Published May 31st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Migration and Agriculture

    Mobility and Change in the Mediterranean Area

    Edited by Alessandra Corrado, Domenico Perrotta, Carlos de Castro

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    In recent years, Mediterranean agriculture has experienced important transformations which have led to new forms of labour and production, and in particular to a surge in the recruitment of migrant labour. This book brings together international contributors from across several disciplines to...

    To Be Published May 31st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Conservation and Development in India

    Reimagining wilderness

    Edited by Shonil Bhagwat

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Despite decades of efforts to integrate conservation and development, India is torn between two very different worldviews of peoples’ place in the country’s natural environment. This book takes a critical look at nature conservation and poverty alleviation in India. It opens up discussion of the...

    To Be Published June 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Climate Smart Agriculture

    Evidence-based Technologies and Enabling Policies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Two of the greatest challenges of the current century are climate change (and variability) and food security. Feeding nine billion people by 2050 will require major efforts aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation. The required approach to agriculture has recently been captured by the...

    To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge