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Agricultural economics books

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Recently Published

Changing Contours of Indian Agriculture Investment, Income and Non-farm Employment by Seema Bathla Changing Contours of Indian Agriculture Investment, Income and Non-farm Employment

Further, it addresses agricultural growth and rural poverty reduction through multiple pathways that also tackle varied geographical locations, making it a highly useful guide to understanding the changing contours in agriculture and rural areas across the country and among rural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/11/2017

Agricultural Development and Economic Transformation Promoting Growth with Poverty Reduction by John W. Mellor Agricultural Development and Economic Transformation Promoting Growth with Poverty Reduction

This book examines the role of agriculture in the economic transformation of developing low- and middle-income countries and explores means for accelerating agricultural growth and poverty reduction.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2017

Risks in Agriculture Farmers' Perspective by Alka Parikh Risks in Agriculture Farmers' Perspective

This book examines the risks involved in agriculture from the farmer's perspective. It investigates the issues that concern farmers the most like why farmers are not increasing the acreage allotted to pulses despite major increases in the price. Primarily based...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Beeronomics How Beer Explains the World by Johan (Professor of Economics, KU Leuven; Director, LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance; President, Swinnen Beeronomics How Beer Explains the World
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Beer has played a pivotal role in history, from the transition to an agarian lifestyle in ancient Mesopotamia to bankrolling Britain's imperialist conquests. Beeronomics tells the story of beer through economics, the innovations it brought, and how its strategic taxation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Agrarian and Other Histories - Essays for Binay Bhushan Chaudhuri by Shubhra Chakrabarti, Utsa Patnaik Agrarian and Other Histories - Essays for Binay Bhushan Chaudhuri
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There is no area in the agrarian history of eastern India that Binay Bhushan Chaudhuri has not traversed. His journey began with his 1956 contribution in Bengal Past and Present, on Some Problems of the Peasantry of Bengal after the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Sea Change How Markets and Property Rights Could Transform the Fishing Industry by Richard Wellings Sea Change How Markets and Property Rights Could Transform the Fishing Industry

After decades of mismanagement under the Common Fisheries Policy, Brexit represents a major opportunity to adopt an economically rational approach that benefits the fishing industry, taxpayers and consumers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

Agricultural Systems: Agroecology and Rural Innovation for Development Agroecology and Rural Innovation for Development by Sieglinde S. Snapp Agricultural Systems: Agroecology and Rural Innovation for Development Agroecology and Rural Innovation for Development

Agricultural Systems, Second Edition, is a comprehensive text for developing sustainable farming systems. It presents a synthetic overview of the emerging area of agroecology applications to transforming farming systems and supporting rural innovation, with particular emphasis on how research can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2017

Agricultural Development in the Mekong Basin Goals, Priorities and Strategies by Resources for the Future Agricultural Development in the Mekong Basin Goals, Priorities and Strategies

Originally written for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Resources for the future published this report in 1971 believing it would be of interest to more general readers. Resources for the Future draws on its past experience of resource...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

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Reaping richer returns public spending priorities for African agriculture productivity growth by Aparajita Goyal, World Bank, John Nash Reaping richer returns public spending priorities for African agriculture productivity growth
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

Farm Office Handbook by IAgSA Farm Office Handbook

Farm Office Handbook is a practical reference source for anyone involved in farm administration. It offers comprehensive guidance on farm office basics, from equipment to 'doing it online'; setting up accounting systems; computerising a manual accounting system; year-end procedures complete...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/01/2017

Principles of Agricultural Economics by Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley Principles of Agricultural Economics
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Principles of Agricultural Economics, now in its second edition, showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, natural resource and other sectors. The field of agricultural economics...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability A Political Economy Analysis by Per (Graduate School Professor at Cornell University and Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen University) Pinstrup-Andersen Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability A Political Economy Analysis

Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing current and future global food systems. This book analyses how and why governments responded as they did to the global food crisis of 2007-09 and what their decisions can teach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

The Political Economy of Agricultural Booms Managing Soybean Production in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay by Mariano Turzi The Political Economy of Agricultural Booms Managing Soybean Production in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay

This book offers an in-depth analysis of the political economy of soybean production in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, by identifying the dominant private and public actors and control mechanisms that have given rise to a corporate-driven, vertically integrated system of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/11/2016

The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests by Derek (Visiting Scholar, Stanford University) Byerlee, Walter P. (Farnsworth Professor of International Agricultural Po Falcon The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests
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The book provides a broad synthesis of the major supply and demand drivers of the dramatic expansion of oil crops in the tropics; its economic, social, and environmental impacts; and the future outlook to 2050. It is a comprehensive review...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2016

Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities by David J. Spielman Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities

Can the Pakistan's agricultural sector and rural economy once again play a significant role in growth and development? Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities identifies several measures that can promote agricultural productivity growth as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2016

The WTO and Food Security Implications for Developing Countries by Sachin Kumar Sharma The WTO and Food Security Implications for Developing Countries

This book examines the public stockholding policies of selected developing countries from the perspective of WTO rules and assesses whether the provisions of the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) could hamper these countries' efforts to address the challenges of food security.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2016

Millets Value Chain for Nutritional Securi A Replicable Success Model from India by Benhur Dayakar Rao, N. G. Malleshi, George Annor, Jagannath Vishnu Patil Millets Value Chain for Nutritional Securi A Replicable Success Model from India
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While there are books that look at nutritional aspects and processing of millets, this title deals with value addition through the entire chain, from producer to consumer, and demonstrates a reliable model for millets development that can be adapted to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2016

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