Posts Tagged ‘Agricultural’

International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development: The Global Report v. 1

International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development: The Global Report v. 1 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 three-year collaborative effort, the IAASTD involved more than 400 authors […]

Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition – 1980: Studies in the Agricultural and Food Sciences

Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition – 1980: Studies in the Agricultural and Food Sciences Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition – 1980 is a collection of papers that deals with the nutritional concerns of both ruminants and non-ruminants livestock. The book presents a total of 13 papers that cover various issues in animal husbandry. The first […]

Food Security Among Small-Scale Agricultural Producers in Southern Africa

Food Security Among Small-Scale Agricultural Producers in Southern Africa The book focuses on food security highlighting the role of indigenous knowledge and scientific research in addressing the plight of poor small-scale agricultural producers. Rapidly growing global population and global policies and management governing sustainability, hunger, food security and poverty alleviation are discussed. Additionally, impacts of […]

International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development: Latin America and the Caribbean v. 4

International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development: Latin America and the Caribbean v. 4 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 three-year collaborative effort, the IAASTD involved more than […]

Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition- 1978: Studies in the Agricultural and Food Sciences

Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition- 1978: Studies in the Agricultural and Food Sciences Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition-1978 is a collection of papers that tackles various topics concerning livestock feeding. The book presents a total of 12 materials that cover different livestock, particularly poultry, pigs, and dairy cows. The text first covers poultry feeding related […]

Role of Institutions in Rural Policies and Agricultural Markets

Role of Institutions in Rural Policies and Agricultural Markets The agri-food sector is continuously confronted with major challenges. It is a complex sector in the economy because of its important societal implications and embeddedness within a broader rural system. Furthermore, the agricultural sector is a multi-agent sector with a complex chain of inputs, intermediates, outputs […]

Payment for Environmental Services in Agricultural Landscapes

Payment for Environmental Services in Agricultural Landscapes In recent years, development policy has responded to an increasing concern about natural resource degradation by setting up innovative payment for environmental services (PES) programs in developing countries. PES programs use market and institutional incentives in order to meet both environmental and poverty alleviation objectives. However, their optimal […]