Agriculture, Environment and Development: International by Antonio A.R Ioris

By Antonio A.R Ioris

This ebook offers with prior legacies and rising demanding situations linked to agriculture creation, water and environmental administration, and native and nationwide improvement. It deals a severe interpretation of the tensions linked to the mess ups of mainstream regulatory regimes and the affects of world agri-food chains. a few of the chapters contain conceptual and empirical fabric from examine performed in Brazil, India and Europe. The evaluation takes under consideration the dilemmas confronted by way of farmers, businesses, policy-makers and the overseas group relating to growing to be nutrients call for, water shortage and environmental degradation. The ebook additionally questions such a lot govt reactions to these difficulties that have a tendency to breed previous, productivist ways and are regularly lower than the strong impression of world enterprises, mega-supermarkets and funding money. Its total message is that the trajectory of agriculture, rural improvement and environmental administration are essential components of the wider look for justice and novel socio-ecological thinking.

Show description

Read or Download Agriculture, Environment and Development: International Perspectives on Water, Land and Politics PDF

Best oil & energy books

Oil and Ideology: The Cultural Creation of the American Petroleum Industry

Conventional debts of John D. Rockefeller and the normal Oil corporation, in addition to contemporary best-selling books at the topic, nonetheless settle for with out query fees of unethical and anti-competitive habit through the yank oil undefined. during this pathbreaking synthesis of cultural, enterprise, gender, and highbrow historical past, Roger and Diana Davids Olien discover how this detrimental snapshot of the petroleum used to be created—and how this photo in flip assisted in shaping coverage towards the in ways in which have been occasionally at odds with either the objectives of reformers and the general public curiosity.

Broadband Networks, Smart Grids and Climate Change

In clever grids the previously separated worlds of power and telecommunication converge to an interactive and automatic strength provide process. pushed by way of social, criminal, and monetary pressures, power platforms world wide are up to date with details and conversation know-how. those investments target at improving power potency, securing reasonable power provide, and mitigate weather swap.

Green Building: Leitfaden für nachhaltiges Bauen (German Edition)

Der bewährte Leitfaden für das Planen, Bauen und Betreiben von nachhaltigen Gebäuden jetzt in der zweiten AuflageEnergieeffizientes und nachhaltiges Bauen ist heute zur Pflichtaufgabe für Bauherren, Architekten und Planer geworden. Ganzheitliches Wissen zu effizientem Wärmeschutz, innovativen Fassaden, bedarfsgerechten Raumklimasystemen, nachhaltigen Materialien und energie- und ressourcensparenden Energieerzeugungssytemen und Konstruktionen wird erwartet, obwohl am Markt immer noch eher sequentiell und nicht quintessential gedacht und geplant wird.

The International Politics of Nuclear Waste

Taking a look at the politics of nuclear waste, this booklet examines the topic from a world viewpoint. different works via the writer Andrew Blowers comprise "The Limits of energy" and "Something within the Air", and he has been co-editor on books reminiscent of "Nuclear energy in Crisis".

Extra info for Agriculture, Environment and Development: International Perspectives on Water, Land and Politics

Sample text

Burkett, P. 2003. Natural Capital, Ecological Economics, and Marxism. International Paper in Political Economy, Vol. 10, No. 3. University of Leeds.  Foster. 2006. Metabolism, Energy, and Entropy in Marx’s Critique of Political Economy: Beyond the Podolinsky Myth. Theory and Society 35: 109–156.  Gillespie Jr. 1990. The Sociology of Agriculture. Westport: Greenwood Press. N. 1999. Natural Resources and Environmental Economics: A Retrospective View. Review of Agricultural Economics 21(2): 288–304.

Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar. McMichael, P. 2010. The World Food Crisis in Historical Perspective. In Agriculture and Food in Crisis: Conflict, Resistance, and Renewal, eds.  Tokar, 51–67. New York: Monthly Review Press. ——— 2012. The Land Grab and Corporate Food Regime Restructuring. Journal of Peasant Studies 39(3–4): 681–701. , and P. O’Keefe. 2001. Redefining Sustainable Development. London: Pluto Press. S. 1965 [1871]. Principles of Political Economy. 7th edition. Collected works of John Stuart Mill.

In 2013, the trade balance result was the worst since 2000 (a reduction of 86 % in the surplus due to weakening exports of minerals and industrialized goods) with agribusiness consolidating its role as the main money-making sector of the economy. In addition, a range of novel financial instruments, such as self-financing, private banks, input supplier companies, and trading companies filled the gap created by the reduction in the federal government’s conventional schemes. This is exemplified, for example, by the 2004 legislation that created the Certificates of Agribusiness Receivables (CRAs), a registered credit instrument in which a promise of future payment is linked to a debt claim.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 26 votes