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Agricultural economics books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Agricultural economics category. Presented with a red border are the Agricultural economics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries by Agnes (Professor, Department of Human Geography, Lund University, Sweden) Andersson Djurfeldt Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries
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This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture in contexts where women have much poorer access to agrarian resources than men
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries by Agnes (Professor, Department of Human Geography, Lund University, Sweden) Andersson Djurfeldt Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries
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This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture in contexts where women have much poorer access to agrarian resources than men
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Handbook Of International Food And Agricultural Policies (In 3 Volumes) by Timothy (Stanford Univ, Usa) Josling Handbook Of International Food And Agricultural Policies (In 3 Volumes)
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Handbook of International Food and Agricultural Policies is a three-volume set that aims to provide an accessible reference for those interested in the aims and implementation of food and farm policies throughout the world. The treatment is authoritative, comprehensive and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/01/2018

Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture by Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture

Agriculture is expected to face increasing water risks that will impact production, markets, trade and food security - risks that can be mitigated with targeted policy actions on water hotspots. This report develops the hotspot approach, provides an application at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

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: 06/11/2017

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: 24/10/2017

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: 23/10/2017

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

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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 of Indian agrarian history that Binay Bhushan Chaudhuri has not traversed. This volume considers his work on the peasantry and the political economy of agriculture in eastern India, including the process of 'depeasantization' and the forcible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Farm Trouble by Lauren Soth Farm Trouble

A hard look at the problems of agriculture in a growing industrial economy by the 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning editor of the Des Moines Register and Tribune. His book is a clear and authoritative call for a new look at farm...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Conflict and Decision-Making in Soviet Russia A Case Study of Agricultural Policy, 1953-1963 by Sidney I. Ploss Conflict and Decision-Making in Soviet Russia A Case Study of Agricultural Policy, 1953-1963

This discussion of agricultural policy in the decade after Stalin shows how decisions are made and then enforced. Originally published in 1965. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

European Peasants and Their Markets Essays in Agrarian Economic History by William Nelson Parker European Peasants and Their Markets Essays in Agrarian Economic History

These essays discuss principal and much-debated issues in European agrarian history within the context of the general economic history of northwestern Europe. The authors endeavor to explain the phenomena with explicit use of economic reasoning, and several of the papers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Other books in this genre

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

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

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: 12/01/2017

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

Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability by Christopher B. (Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management and International Profes Barrett Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Explores the complex relationship between food security and sociopolitical stability and how the global food economy and climate patterns relevant to food production might change over the coming decade.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

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