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After the green revolution : sustainable agriculture for development

Author: Gordon Conway; Edward Barbier; International Institute for Environment and Development.
Publisher: Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Series: Natural Resource Management Set.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks. Now there is evidence of diminishing returns from intensive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Conway, Gordon.
After the green revolution
(DLC) 2009038578
(OCoLC)440562923
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Conway; Edward Barbier; International Institute for Environment and Development.
ISBN: 9781134063024 1134063024
OCLC Number: 862745983
Notes: "Earthscan publishes in association with the International Institute for Environment and Development."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Preface; Dedication page; Introduction; 1. Ideas of Development; 2. Indicators of Agricultural Performance; 3. International Constraints; 4. National Policies; 5. Farms and Livelihoods; 6. Conclusions; Appendix; Index.
Series Title: Natural Resource Management Set.
Responsibility: Gordon R. Conway and Edward B. Barbier.

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'The Green Revolution' of the 60s and 70s produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era. This book looks at the  Read more...

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