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 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

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
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 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
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 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

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