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Cover for Ethical tensions from new technology: the case of agricultural biotechnology.

This book is an exploration into ethical tensions that new technology creates, with a particular focus on agricultural biotechnology and genetically modified (GM) food. There are four main arenas where new technologies generally, and agricultural biotechnology in particular, create ethical...

Author(s)
James, H. S., Jr.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically modified organisms in food: ethical tensions and the labeling initiative.

This chapter explores the ethical implications of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food that originate from plants genetically altered through bioengineering. The chapter analyses the new federal statute recently passed in the USA purportedly to label these foods and evaluates whether in...

Author(s)
Strauss, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ethical tensions in regulation of agricultural biotechnology and their impact on policy outcomes: evidence from the USA and India.

This chapter uses the USA and India as case examples to analyse how ethical tensions arise related to agricultural biotechnology policy and how institutional framework and domestic politics address these ethical tensions and contribute to divergence in regulatory policy outcomes. It is shown, for...

Author(s)
Kolady, D. E.; Srivastava, S. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry: the European way.

This chapter is a significant rewrite of the first edition, but excludes developments in the UK, which are discussed in Chapter 4. For the past two decades, agroforestry has been an active research and extension topic in Europe and is increasingly important within EU agricultural, environmental,...

Author(s)
Dupraz, C.; Lawson, G. J.; Lamersdorf, N.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Rosati, A.; Ruiz-Mirazo, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability of agriculture and food shortage: a brief analysis of the African condition.

This chapter looks at the current food shortage situation in sub-Saharan Africa, its principal causes and effects, and the policy and technical remedies for more sustainable agricultural solutions. Sections in this chapter discuss: population growth, food production and carrying capacity;...

Author(s)
James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture for Africa: building resilient farming systems in a changing climate.

This book provides an updated assessment of trends in the adaptation and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) in different countries of Africa. It provides information on the contribution of CA systems to building resilience in a changing climate while increasing productivity, profitability...

Author(s)
Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How to make Conservation Agriculture EverGreen.

This chapter discusses the role of trees in conservation agriculture (CA) systems and highlights examples of promising EverGreen Conservation Agriculture (ECA) models. The reviews the experiences of developing and applying ECA models that are tuned to the specific contexts of farming in Zambia,...

Author(s)
Garrity, D. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Building agricultural extension capacity in post-conflict settings.

This book is intended to: (i) explore the role and potential of agricultural extension in post-conflict countries; (ii) investigate the experience and issues involved with rebuilding extension systems in post-conflict settings; (iii) examine the impact of different extension policy approaches and...

Author(s)
McNamara, P. E.; Moore, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agricultural extension in post-conflict Liberia: progress made and lessons learned.

This chapter first presents a background to the conflict in Liberia, describes the post-conflict agricultural context, and discusses the significance of agriculture and agricultural extension. Post-conflict agricultural extension in Liberia is then examined, highlighting some issues affecting the...

Author(s)
Moore, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond enabling livelihoods: agricultural extension in post-war rebuilding and reconciliation in the North of Sri Lanka.

This chapter focuses on Sri Lanka's recent ethnopolitical conflict, its effects on agricultural extension, and the attempts made to address farmers' needs in a post-war context. The successes and challenges in rebuilding the agricultural extension system are discussed. The chapter concludes by...

Author(s)
Jayatilaka, M. W. A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
Type
Book chapter

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