Agriculture

Agricultural Innovation Systems: An Investment Sourcebook (Agriculture and Rural Development Series)

Agricultural Innovation Systems: An Investment Sourcebook (Agriculture and Rural Development Series) by The World Bank
English | Feb. 21, 2012 | ISBN: 0821386840 | 684 Pages | PDF | 8 MB

Managing the ability of agriculture to meet rising global demand and to respond to the changes and opportunities will require good policy, sustained investments, and innovation - not business as usual. Investments in public Research and Development, extension, education, and their links with one another have elicited high returns and pro-poor growth, but these investments alone will not elicit innovation at the pace or on the scale required by the intensifying and proliferating challenges confronting agriculture.

World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Feb. 20, 2017
World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development

World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development by World Bank
English | Oct. 15, 2007 | ISBN: 0821368079 | 390 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

The world's demand for food is expected to double within the next 50 years, while the natural resources that sustain agriculture will become increasingly scarce, degraded, and vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In many poor countries, agriculture accounts for at least 40 percent of GDP and 80 percent of employment. At the same time, about 70 percent of the world's poor live in rural areas and most depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.

Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Feb. 19, 2017
Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy (repost)

Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy (Iraics Proceedings) by Fangli Zheng
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1138026549 | 456 pages | PDF | 36,7 MB
Food Safety Risks from Wildlife: Challenges in Agriculture, Conservation, and Public Health

Food Safety Risks from Wildlife: Challenges in Agriculture, Conservation, and Public Health (Food Microbiology and Food Safety) by Michele Jay-Russell, Michael P. Doyle
2015 | ISBN: 331924440X | English | 254 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Feb. 18, 2017
Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture

Soil Degradable Bioplastics for a Sustainable Modern Agriculture By Mario Malinconico
English | PDF | 192 Pages | 2017 | ISBN : 3662541289 | 4.47 MB

This book shows how the use of biodegradable plastics in agriculture can have a profound positive impact on plasticulture. Starting with an organic chemistry approach to biodegradable and compostable plastics, both natural and synthetic, it then analyzes the technological and agronomic aspects of existing bioplastics for protected cultivation (mulching, direct cover, low tunnels).
Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture (California Studies in Food and Culture)

Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture (California Studies in Food and Culture) by David A. Cleveland
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0520277414 | 352 Pages | PDF | 9.96 MB

Economics of Sustainable Energy in Agriculture [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Feb. 16, 2017
Economics of Sustainable Energy in Agriculture [Repost]

Economics of Sustainable Energy in Agriculture by Ekko C. van Ierland
English | 31 July 2002 | ISBN: 140200785X | 242 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

This book contains up-to-date studies on the economics of sustainable energy in agriculture. The studies focus on energy efficiency improvement and the use of biomass.

Urban Agriculture in South Africa: A Study of the Eastern Cape Province  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Feb. 11, 2017
Urban Agriculture in South Africa: A Study of the Eastern Cape Province

Alexander Counihan Thornton, "Urban Agriculture in South Africa: A Study of the Eastern Cape Province"
English | ISBN: 0773430393 | 2012 | 357 pages | PDF | 17 MB

The Sociology of Food and Agriculture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Feb. 11, 2017
The Sociology of Food and Agriculture

Michael Carolan, "The Sociology of Food and Agriculture"
English | ISBN: 0415698510, 0415698588 | 2012 | 336 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Food and Agriculture in Ethiopia: Progress and Policy Challenges  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Feb. 10, 2017
Food and Agriculture in Ethiopia: Progress and Policy Challenges

Food and Agriculture in Ethiopia: Progress and Policy Challenges by Paul Dorosh and Shahidur Rashid
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0812245296 | 376 pages | PDF | 3,6 MB