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  1. The Future of Helium as a Natural Resource

    Edited by William J. Nuttall, Richard Clarke, Bartek Glowacki

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The book reveals the changing dynamics of the helium industry on both the supply-side and the demand-side. The helium industry has a long-term future and this important gas will have a role to play for many decades to come. Major new users of helium are expected to enter the market, especially in...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security

    By John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Alternative Food Networks

    Knowledge, Practice, and Politics

    By David Goodman, E. Melanie DuPuis, Michael K. Goodman

    Series: Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

    Farmers’ markets, veggie boxes, local foods, organic products and Fair Trade goods – how have these once novel, "alternative" foods, and the people and networks supporting them, become increasingly familiar features of everyday consumption? Are the visions of "alternative worlds" built on ethics of...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Political Economy of Water and Sanitation

    By Matthias Krause

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    According to recent estimates, around 6,000 people – mostly children under five – die every day from diseases caused by inappropriate water and sanitation (WS) services. Much of the academic and political debate surrounding this issue has focused on private sector participation. By...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Wild Product Governance

    Finding Policies that Work for Non-Timber Forest Products

    Edited by Sarah A. Laird, Rebecca J. McLain, Rachel P. Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    Products from the wild, also known as non-timber forest products (NTFPs), are used as medicines, foods, spices, and a multitude of other purposes. They contribute substantially to rural livelihoods, generate revenue for companies and governments, and have a range of impacts on biodiversity...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Global Environmental Forest Policies

    An International Comparison

    By Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore, Peter Kanowski

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Market globalization and the globalization of environmental concerns have spurred demand for greater international accountability for forest stewardship. In response, a range of multi-lateral governmental and non-governmental initiatives have emerged to redefine the rules of global trade, and...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Alain Karsenty, Anne Marie Tiani

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

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