Food, Genes, and Culture
Eating Right for Your Origins

Vegan, low fat, low carb, slow carb: Every diet seems to promise a one-size-fits-all solution to health. But they ignore the diversity of human genes and how they interact with what we eat.

In Food, Genes, and Culture, renowned...

248 pages
5.5 x 8.25

Simple Pleasures
Thoughts on Food, Friendship, and Life

In Simple Pleasures: Thoughts on Food, Friendship, and Life we have highlighted two chapters from Stephanie Mill’s reflection the pleasures, as well as the virtues and difficulties, of a perhaps simpler than average North American...

60 pages
6 x 9

The Global Farms Race
Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

As we struggle to feed a global population speeding toward 9 billion, we have entered a new phase of the food crisis. Wealthy countries that import much of their food, along with private investors, are racing to buy or lease huge swaths of...

248 pages
6 x 9
3 illustrations

Seeds of Sustainability
Lessons from the Birthplace of the Green Revolution in Agriculture

Seeds of Sustainability is a groundbreaking analysis of agricultural development and transitions toward more sustainable management in one region. An invaluable resource for researchers, policymakers, and students alike, it examines new...

312 pages
6 x 9
58 photos and illustrations

Aquaculture
Responsible Practices and Certification

Over the past decade, there has been growing concern among international stakeholders, particularly in Mediterranean countries, about aquaculture product quality, knowledge management, interaction with the environment, technology and systems,...

70 pages
6 x 8.5

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

Livestock in a Changing Landscape, Volume 2
Experiences and Regional Perspectives

Edited by Pierre Gerber, Harold A. Mooney, Jeroen Dijkman, Shirley Tarawali, and Cees de Haan

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...

208 pages
8.5 x 11
One 4-page color insert, 111 photos, 66 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 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
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

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