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Organic agriculture for sustainable livelihoods

Author: Niels Halberg; Adrian F Müller
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Earthscan food and agriculture.
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Organic agriculture for sustainable livelihoods.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012
(DLC) 2012003542
(OCoLC)746838208
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Niels Halberg; Adrian F Müller
ISBN: 9780203128480 0203128486 9781136469374 1136469370 1283585146 9781283585149
OCLC Number: 810077973
Notes: "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Organic agriculture, livelihoods and development / Niels Halberg and Adrian Muller --
Case 1: Carbon credits from organic agriculture : Experiences from Costa-Rica / Jonathan Castro and Manuel Amador --
Consequences of organic agriculture for smallholder farmer's livelihood and food security / P. Panneerselvam, N. Halberg and S. Lockie --
Globalization of organic food chains and the environmental impacts / John E Hermansen, Marie T. Knudsen and Christian Schader --
The use of agro-ecological methods in organic farming / Y.H. Qiao, N. Halberg and M. Oelofse --
Case 2: Life cycle assessment (LCA) of organic orange juice imported from Brazil to Denmark : a case study / Marie Trydeman Knudsen, Niels Halberg, Gustavo Fonseca de Almeida, Lucimar Santiago de Abreu, Vibeke Langer and John E. Hermansen --
The Potential of Organic Agriculture for Contributing to Climate Change Adaptation / Adrian Muller, Balgis Osman-Elasha and Lise Andreasen --
Organic Agriculture Governance in the Global South : New Opportunities for Participation in Agricultural Development and Livelihood Outcomes / Kristen Lyons, Gomathy Palaniappan and Stewart Lockie. The possibilities for inclusion of smallholder farmers in organic market chain development / Paul Rye Kledal, Frank Eyhorn, Bo van Elzakker and Elsio Antonio Pereira de Figueiredo --
Case 3: Certified organic and fair trade impacts on smallholders livelihoods in Kandy case area- Sri Lanka / S. Vaheesan, K. Zoysa and N. Halberg --
Policies and Actions to Support Organic Agriculture / Sofia Twarog --
Comparative institutional analyses of certified organic agriculture conditions in Brazil and China / Henrik Egelyng, Lucimar de Abreau, Luping Li and Maria Fernanda Fonseca --
The dynamics and recomposition of agroecology in Latin America / L.S. de Abreu and S. Bellon --
Case 4: Food security obtained through Farmer Family Learning Group approaches : Description of a project between Organic Denmark, NOGAMU and SATNET Uganda / Inge Lis Dissing, Jane Nalunga, Thaddeo Tibasiima, and Aage Dissing, Mette Vaarst --
Research needs for development of organic agriculture in sub Saharan Africa / Charles Ssekyewa, Francisca George and Adrian Muller.
Series Title: Earthscan food and agriculture.
Responsibility: edited by Niels Halberg and Adrian Muller.

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