Ecoagriculture

Written By Jeffrey A. McNeely
Ecoagriculture
  • Publsiher : Island Press
  • Release : 30 July 2021
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
  • Pages : 323 pages
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Download or read book entitled Ecoagriculture by author: Jeffrey A. McNeely which was release on 30 July 2021 and published by Island Press with total page 323 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. McNeely (chief scientist, IUCN-The World Conservation Union) and Scherr (advisor, Future Harvest-Washington, D.C.) argue that the maintenance of biological diversity can be compatible with increased agricultural yield. They detail 36 case studies that suggest farmers can gain economic benefits in farming systems that promote biodiversity. Technological innovation is a primary key to the promotion of "ecoagriculture." They provide separate recommendations for areas where the top priorities are maintaining biodiversity, improving agricultural productivity, or promoting poverty reduction.

Ecoagriculture

Ecoagriculture
  • Author : Jeffrey A. McNeely,Future Harvest,Sara J. Scherr
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 323
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : McNeely (chief scientist, IUCN-The World Conservation Union) and Scherr (advisor, Future Harvest-Washington, D.C.) argue that the maintenance of biological diversity can be compatible with increased agricultural yield. They detail 36 case studies that suggest farmers can gain economic benefits in farming systems that promote biodiversity. Technological innovation is a primary ...

Ecoagriculture

Ecoagriculture
  • Author : Future Harvest,Jeffrey A. McNeely,Sara J. Scherr
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-26
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Although food-production systems for the world's rural poor typically have had devastating effects on the planet's wealth of genes, species, and ecosystems, that need not be the case in the future. In Ecoagriculture, two of the world's leading experts on conservation and development examine the idea that agricultural landscapes can ...

Ecoagriculture for a Sustainable Food Future

Ecoagriculture for a Sustainable Food Future
  • Author : Nicole Y. Chalmer
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release Date : 2021-05-03
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Global food security is dependent on ecologically viable production systems, but current agricultural practices are often at odds with environmental sustainability. Resolving this disparity is a huge task, but there is much that can be learned from traditional food production systems that persisted for thousands of years. Ecoagriculture for a ...

Ecoagriculture

Ecoagriculture
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 142
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Farming with Nature

Farming with Nature
  • Author : Sara J. Scherr,Jeffrey A. McNeely
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-26
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : A growing body of evidence shows that agricultural landscapes can be managed not only to produce crops but also to support biodiversity and promote ecosystem health. Innovative farmers and scientists, as well as indigenous land managers, are developing diverse types of “ecoagriculture” landscapes to generate cobenefits for production, biodiversity, and ...

Ecoagriculture

Ecoagriculture
  • Author : John F. Devlin,T. Zettel
  • Publisher : Southern African Research &
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : All twenty-seven papers in this collection share a concern to promote a 'holistic' ecological approach to farming. They survey a range of ecoagricultural topics: soil management, integrated pest management, farming systems, institutional supports and barriers, all with specific reference to Eastern and Southern Africa. The papers reflect some of the ...

Institutional Dynamics Within an Ecoagriculture Framework

Institutional Dynamics Within an Ecoagriculture Framework
  • Author : Ishani Mukherjee
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Read online Institutional Dynamics Within an Ecoagriculture Framework written by Ishani Mukherjee, published by which was released on 2006. Download full Institutional Dynamics Within an Ecoagriculture Framework Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Agroecology in China

Agroecology in China
  • Author : Luo Shiming,Stephen R. Gliessman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-27
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Key features: Reviews the development of agroecology in China, including research, practice, management, and education regarding challenges for rural and agricultural progress Presents information from sources not readily available in the West about agricultural development in China during the last several decades Provides models and indicates starting points for future ...

Resilient Food Systems Strategy report

Resilient Food Systems     Strategy report
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,United Nations Environment Programme
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • Total pages : 92
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : The aim of this report is to define the strategy for the Science and Policy Interface under Component 1 of the Resilient Food Systems Programme (RFS) Hub. Under this component, FAO and UN-Environment Programme, in partnership with RFS country projects and a range of other actors and platforms and institutions in ...

Common Ground Common Future

Common Ground  Common Future
  • Author : Jeffrey A. McNeely
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-06
  • Total pages : 24
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Today, humanity faces a serious challenge. Much of the Earth¿s biodiversity -- the richness of its many species of flora and fauna -- is at risk. The areas that are home to the greatest numbers of at-risk species are also home to large numbers of rural people, many of ...

Ecoagriculture

Ecoagriculture
  • Author : Future Harvest,Jeffrey A. McNeely,Sara J. Scherr
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2002-11-01
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Although food-production systems for the world's rural poor typically have had devastating effects on the planet's wealth of genes, species, and ecosystems, that need not be the case in the future. In Ecoagriculture, two of the world's leading experts on conservation and development examine the idea that agricultural landscapes can ...

Sustainable Ecological Agriculture in China

Sustainable Ecological Agriculture in China
  • Author : Tian Shi
  • Publisher : Cambria Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Ecological economics emphasizes the two-way interdependencies between the micro and macro levels. Although the questions about ecological agricultural research arise from the local level, their answers may lie at higher levels within the realm of political economy. Therefore, it requires substantial research not only on the links between local production ...

Newsletter

Newsletter
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Read online Newsletter written by , published by which was released on 1995. Download full Newsletter Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Understanding Ecoagriculture

Understanding Ecoagriculture
  • Author : Louise E. Buck,Jeffrey C. Milder,Thomas A. Gavin,Ishani Mukherjee
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006-12-01
  • Total pages : 63
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Read online Understanding Ecoagriculture written by Louise E. Buck,Jeffrey C. Milder,Thomas A. Gavin,Ishani Mukherjee, published by which was released on 2006-12-01. Download full Understanding Ecoagriculture Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Ecoagriculture

Ecoagriculture
  • Author : Louise E. Buck,Thomas A. Gavin,David R. Lee,Norman T. Uphoff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004-08-01
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 9781559636452
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Summary : Read online Ecoagriculture written by Louise E. Buck,Thomas A. Gavin,David R. Lee,Norman T. Uphoff, published by which was released on 2004-08-01. Download full Ecoagriculture Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....