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Agriculture, biodiversity and markets

livelihoods and agroecology in comparative perspective

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Published by Earthscan in Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agrobiodiversity,
  • Agrobiodiversity conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Stewart Lockie and David Carpenter.
    ContributionsLockie, Stewart., Carpenter, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.A43 A46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23918973M
    ISBN 109781844077762
    LC Control Number2009043929

    It is important to realize that the impact of agricultural inputs varies greatly among regions and species, and actual effects have generally not been investigated for many species in any one locality; while the focus of this review is on Canada, much Canadian-specific research is lacking, thus, this review also draws from relevant research.   The Global Environment Facility-supported project was implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and executed by Bioversity International in collaboration with national partners—the Nepal Agricultural Research Council, the Department of Agriculture, and Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development.

      Philip Audebert and Jihae Kwon: Biodiversity and farming double-header. If we’re going to develop the agriculture sector and improve food security sustainably, we have to do it in balance with nature – that is, we need to preserve biodiversity. Philip Audebert and Jihae Kwon are economists working with the UN’s Food and Agriculture. This book explores the current state of knowledge on the role of agricultural biodiversity in improving nutrition and food security, and identifies research and implementation gaps that need to be addressed to promote the better use of agricultural biodiversity in food-based approaches that tackle malnutrition and food security.

    A safety margin is the factor that is added to account for uncertainties. For example, if a chronic test in fish showed no effects at 10μg/L, an assessment factor of 10 is still added, meaning that the acceptable concentration in water would be only 1μg/L. Safety factors in environmental risk assessments vary depending on area and test system, and are typically higher for the assessment of. xxvii, p.: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Introduction -- Wild biodiversity under threat -- Agriculture and human welfare -- Agriculture and wild biodiversity -- Ecoagriculture: genesis of the approach -- Making space for wildlife in agricultural landscapes -- Enhancing the habitat value of productive farmlands -- Coexisting with wild biodiversity in.


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Debate about how best to ensure the preservation of agricultural biodiversity is caught in a counter-productive polemic between proponents and critics of market-based instruments and agricultural modernisation. This book argues that neither position does justice to the range of strategies that farmers use to manage agrobiodiversity and other.

Debate about how best to ensure the preservation of agricultural biodiversity is caught in a counter-productive polemic between proponents and critics of market-based instruments and agricultural modernisation. This book argues that neither position does justice to the range of strategies that farmers use to manage agrobiodiversity and other livelihood assets as they adapt to changing social.

About this book. Debate about how best to ensure the preservation of agricultural biodiversity is caught in a counter-productive polemic between proponents and critics of market-based instruments and agricultural modernisation.

Edited by Stewart Lockie and David Carpenter Published by Earthscan Website:pp, ISBN 1 2(Hb), £ Agricultural biodiversity - or agrobiodiversity - plays a pivotal role in the livelihoods of all farmers, since it "encompasses the variety of plants and animals and micro-organisms at species and ecosystem level which are necessary to sustain key.

Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets book. Livelihoods and Agroecology in Comparative Perspective. Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets.

DOI link for Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets. Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets book. Livelihoods and Agroecology in Comparative : Stewart Lockie, David Carpenter. Harish Kumar Jeswani, Adisa Azapagic, in Reference Module in Food Science, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Biodiversity and food systems interact in multiple dimensions. Agricultural biodiversity – from seeds to soil organisms to pollinators – underpins agricultural production and has an enormous utilitarian value for humans.

Agriculture is also dependent on a range of ecosystem. A new study compares the effects of expansion vs. intensification of cropland use on global agricultural markets and biodiversity, and finds that.

Agricultural biodiversity is a sub-set of general ise known as agrobiodiversity, agricultural biodiversity is a broad term that includes "the variety and variability of animals, plants and micro-organisms at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels that sustain the ecosystem structures, functions and processes in and around production systems, and that provide food and non.

Agricultural biodiversity is a broad term that includes all components of biological diversity of relevance to food and agriculture, and all components of biological diversity that constitute the agricultural ecosystems, also named agro-ecosystems: the variety and variability of animals, plants and micro-organisms, at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels, which are necessary to sustain.

Agriculture is the largest contributor to biodiversity loss with expanding impacts due to changing consumption patterns and growing populations.

Agriculture destroys biodiversity by converting natural habitats to intensely managed systems and by releasing pollutants, including greenhouses gases.

Get this from a library. Agriculture, biodiversity and markets: livelihoods and agroecology in comparative perspective. [Stewart Lockie; David Carpenter;] -- "Debate about how best to ensure the preservation of agricultural biodiversity is caught in a counter-productive polemic between proponents and critics of market-based instruments and agricultural.

The world relies on very few crop and animal species for agriculture and to supply its food needs. In recent decades, there has been increased appreciation of the risk this implies for food security and quality, especially in times of environmental change.

As a result, agricultural biodiversity has moved to the top of research and policy agendas. This Handbook presents a comprehensive overview. This book features numerous case studies that show how farmers have used alternative approaches to manage biodiversity to enhance the stability, resilience, and productivity of their farms, pointing the way toward improved biodiversity on a global scale.

Agriculture Biodiversity And Markets. Author: Stewart Lockie ISBN: Debate about how best to ensure the preservation of agricultural biodiversity is caught in a counter-productive polemic between proponents and critics of market-based instruments and agricultural This book argues that neither position does justice to the strategies that farmers use to manage agrobiodiversity and livelihood assets.

across agriculture, forestry and fisheries. It recognizes that biodiversity is an integral part of agriculture and is committed to working with governments and other key actors to mainstream biodiversity as a vital element of sustainable agriculture.

BURKINA FASO Mixed cropping of maize and mucuna for soil fertility improvement and weed control. food and agriculture. If loss of biodiversity (including agricultural biodiversity) has been a feature of agricultural intensification, increased use of biodiversity is necessary to improve sustainability and to cope with climate change.

The challenges. Agricultural production will need to deal with major challenges over the next 40 years. Find the latest commodity prices for corn, soybeans, wheat, cattle, and hogs.

This section also contains market analysis to help you achieve grain profitability. A predictive model of local agricultural biodiversity management in Southern Cameroon.

A.W. Mala, BOOK REVIEWS The State of The World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture; Managing Biodiversity in Agriculture Biodiversity and Biotechnology in Economic Development; Development Markets for Agrobiodiversity; Heirloom Seeds. Inappropriate or excessive use of inputs can cause damage to biodiversity within agricultural ecosystems and compromise future productivity.

This book features numerous case studies that show how farmers have used alternative approaches to manage biodiversity to enhance the stability, resilience, and productivity of their farms, pointing the.

Innovation and Incentives for Farmers Needed to Protect World’s Biodiversity Farming First calls on governments to enable agricultural innovation and empower farmers to safeguard the world’s biodiversity while increasing global food production.

Sustainable agricultural production needs to be achieved through both accelerated research programmes and broader uptake of existing technologies.

What's New. Category. Go.On the one hand, the CBD recognized agricultural biodiversity as a focal area in view of its social and economic relevance and the prospects offered by sustainable agriculture for reducing the negative impacts of biological diversity, enhancing the value of biological diversity and linking conservation efforts with social and economic benefits.Agricultural biodiversity includes all components of biological diversity of relevance to food and agriculture.

It includes plants’ genetic resources: crops, wild plants harvested and managed for food, trees on farms, pastures and rangeland species, medicinal plants and .