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  1. Local Governance and Poverty in Developing Nations

    Edited by Nicky Pouw, Isa Baud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This volume examines the persistence of poverty - both rural and urban - in developing countries, and the response of local governments to the problem, exploring the roles of governments, NGOs, and CSOs in national and sub-national agenda-setting, policy-making, and poverty-reduction strategies. It...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger

    An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economics and Management of the Food Industry

    By Jeffrey H. Dorfman

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This book analyzes the economics of the food industry at every stage between the farm gate and the kitchen counter. Central to the text are agricultural marketing problems such as the allocation of production between competing products (such as fresh and frozen markets), spatial competition,...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Community Economic Development

    Edited by Rhonda G. Phillips, Terry Besser

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    The role of economic development in communities is multi-faceted, having an array of antecedents, impacts, and implications. This volume explores the relationships between economic development and community development, focusing on the aspects that impact communities such as social capital,...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry

    Evidence from South America

    Edited by Anthony Bebbington

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    The extraction of minerals, oil and gas has a long and ambiguous history in development processes – in North America, Europe, Latin America and Australasia. Extraction has yielded wealth, regional identities and in some cases capital for industrialization. In other cases its main heritages have...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus

    Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows

    Edited by Bram Büscher, Veronica Davidov

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Ecotourism and natural resource extraction may be seen as contradictory pursuits, yet in reality they often take place side by side, sometimes even supported by the same institutions. Existing academic and policy literatures generally overlook the phenomenon of ecotourism in areas concurrently...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Towards Sustainable Rural Regions in Europe

    Exploring Inter-Relationships Between Rural Policies, Farming, Environment, Demographics, Regional Economies and Quality of Life Using System Dynamics

    Edited by John M. Bryden, Sophia Efstratoglou, Tibor Ferenczi, Karlheinz Knickel, Tom Johnson, Karen Refsgaard, Kenneth J. Thomson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book presents the methodology and results of a three-year, eleven-country science-to-policy research project – Toward a Policy Model of Multifunctional Agriculture and Rural Development – undertaken between 2005 and 2008 and financed under the European Union's Sixth Framework program...

    Published June 23rd 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. Participatory Research and Gender Analysis

    New Approaches

    Edited by Nina Lilja, John Dixon, Deborah Eade

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Agricultural development research aims to generate new knowledge or to retrieve and apply existing forms of knowledge in ways that can be used to improve the welfare of people who are living in poverty or are otherwise excluded, for instance by gender-based discrimination. Its effective application...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazon

    By Benno Pokorny

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry,...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge