Livestock in a Changing Landscape, Volume 1
Drivers, Consequences, and Responses

The rapidly changing nature of animal production systems, especially increasing intensification and globalization, is playing out in complex ways around the world. Over the last century, livestock keeping evolved from a means of harnessing...

416 pages
8.5 x 11
54 illustrations

The New Urban Agriculture

Public Produce makes a uniquely contemporary case not for central government intervention, but for local government involvement in shaping food policy. In what Darrin Nordahl calls “municipal agriculture,” elected officials, municipal...

200 pages
6 x 9
18 photos, 1 illustration

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume III: Latin America and the Caribbean

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented...

248 pages
8 1/2 x 11
32 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume II: East and South Asia and the Pacific

The IAASTD was initiated by the World Bank and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, with support from the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and other sponsors. Its goal is to analyze the potential of agricultural...

226 pages
8 1/2 x 11
18 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume V: Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented...

160 pages
8 1/2 x 11
14 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume I: Central and West Asia and North Africa

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An...

192 pages
8 1/2 x 11
11 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
The Global Report

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented...

608 pages
8 1/2 x 11
129 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume IV: North America and Europe

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented...

312 pages
8 1/2 x 11

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Synthesis Report

The Synthesis Report integrates key findings from the Global and Sub-Global Assessments, providing in-depth analyses of current conditions, challenges, and options for action. In addition, it addresses eight topics of critical importance:...

104 pages
8 1/2 x 11
28 illustrations

Where Our Food Comes From
Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine

The future of our food depends on tiny seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, the great botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin...

264 pages
6 x 9
One 8-page color insert

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