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Agricultural Policy and Sustainability

Paul Faeth

Agricultural Policy and Sustainability

Case Studies from India, Chile, the Philippines and the United States

by Paul Faeth

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Published by World Resources Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Central government policies,
  • India,
  • Agricultural Policy,
  • Technology,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Sustainable agriculture,
  • Industries - General,
  • Agriculture and state,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Case studies,
  • Chile

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8336045M
    ISBN 100915825945
    ISBN 109780915825943

    Describes the judicious use of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria together with agrochemicals to enhance agricultural sustainability; Explains how the large quantities of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers currently used in food production are not only threatening the environment, but also destroying useful microorganisms in the soil.   Innovation, Productivity and Sustainability in Food and Agriculture. This report contains the main findings and policy lessons gained from a series of wide-ranging country reviews on how government policies can improve sectoral productivity and sustainability through their impact on innovation, structural change, natural resource use, and climate change.

    This portfolio strengthens the data and policy components of the foundation’s other Agricultural Development portfolios (e.g., livestock, plant protection, fertilizer, finance and seeds), and supports the development of replicable tools, assets and methods to address systemic policy and market challenges. Development of composite indicators is considered an important approach for evaluating sustainable development. For agriculture, different indicators have been developed such as Delphi, IDEA, MESMIS, MOTIFS, RISE, or SAFE. For its construction, usually bivariate and multivariate statistical techniques were employed. These are pragmatic tools used to simplify Author: Jaime Fabián Cruz, Yolanda Mena, Vicente Rodríguez-Estévez.

      Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Japan In Japan, agriculture has been treated differently from other parts of the national economy. However, policy needs to evolve with new agricultural structures and the global trend towards more integrated value chains, enabling innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture, and. Buy This Book in Print. summary. Bringing together the thoughts of economists, political scientists, anthropologists, philosophers, and agricultural policy professionals, this volume focuses on the issues of sustainability in development. Examining such topics as international trade, political power, gender roles, legal institutions, and Cited by:


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