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  1. Extending the Protection of Geographical Indications

    Case Studies of Agricultural Products in Africa

    Edited by Michael Blakeney, Thierry Coulet, Getachew Alemu Mengistie, Marcelin Tonye Mahop

    The TRIPS Agreement (for trade-related intellectual property rights) provides for the general protection of geographical indications (GIs) of product origin, including for example the special protection of wines and spirits and for the creation of a multilateral register for wines. The African...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Chronically Poor in Rural Bangladesh

    Livelihood Constraints and Capabilities

    By Pk. Md. Motiur Rahman, Noriatsu Matsui, Yukio Ikemoto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book examines rural poverty in Bangladesh. Based on detailed empirical research and surveys of households in Bangladesh, it provides an accurate portrait of the everyday situations faced by the rural poor in Bangladesh today, covering all aspects of household behaviour. All of the key issues...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding

    By Jonathan Harwood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Impact Evaluation of Infrastructure Interventions

    Edited by Henrik Hansen, Ole Winckler Andersen, Howard White

    The focus on results in development agencies has led to increased focus on impact evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness of development programmes. This book illustrates the broad range of methods available for counterfactual analysis of infrastructure programmes such as establishment,...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Contested Agronomy

    Agricultural Research in a Changing World

    Edited by James Sumberg, John Thompson

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    The dramatic increases in food prices experienced over the last four years, and their effects of hunger and food insecurity, as well as human-induced climate change and its implications for agriculture, food production and food security, are key topics within the field of agronomy and agricultural...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Water, Food and Poverty in River Basins

    Defining the Limits

    Edited by Myles J. Fisher, Simon E. Cook

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Conventional wisdom says that the world is heading for a major water crisis. By 2050, global population will increase from 7 billion to a staggering 9.5 billion and the demands this will place on food and water systems will inevitably push river basins over the edge. The findings from this book...

    Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Uniting on Food Assistance

    The Case for Transatlantic Cooperation

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett, Julia Steets, Andrea Binder

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    This book chronicles the most essential causes and implications of these trends, which have expanded international food assistance well beyond the simple shipment of donated food aid commodities. We pay particular attention to how these trends shape and are shaped by European Union (EU) and United...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. New Perspectives on Agri-environmental Policies

    A multidisciplinary and transatlantic approach

    Edited by Stephan J Goetz, Floor Brouwer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Significant advances have occurred in recent years in Europe and in North America in addressing agri-environmental policies. Land use issues tend to be more pressing in Europe than in the US as a whole because of different spatial exigencies. Because these advances have taken place within...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development

    Edited by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst

    Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture,...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge