3 edition of Sustainable agriculture found in the catalog.
United States. General Accounting Office
|Statement||United States General Accounting Office.|
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The objectives of this book are: (1) to understand the role sustainable agricultural productivity and its importance to the sustainable soil managements, (2) to restore soil health to transforming Author: Ram Swaroop Meena. Sustainable agriculture development is not only necessary but also an imperative of our times. Agriculture cannot and should not be less than being sustainable. Sustainable agriculture means a vibrant, happy, progressive and sustainable society. India has a vast experience of creating innovations Price: $
"We have now entered the UN Sustainable Development Era where Goal No.2 aims to promote sustainable agriculture and nutrition security through ecotechnologies. This book on agricultural development and sustainable intensification by Dr. Udaya Sekhar Nagothu is therefore a timely one. I hope it will be read and used widely.". Aug 18, · 7 Must-Read New Books for Sustainable Eating. Anna Lappe brings us the book that we've all been waiting for -- one that compiles all the ways Author: Jeff Nield.
This resource is part of our Sustainable Agriculture: Information Access Tools tutorial which identifies the best sources that address sustainable agriculture, research and information sources, contacts and experts, research funding sources, educational and career opportunities, and upcoming events. Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Tropics. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / and biological resource losses and help the economic status of tropical countries through promotion of sustainable agricultural practices. The book includes.
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Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural production, climate 5/5.
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Changing the ways consumers purchase, eat, and discard food is important for creating a more sustainable food system.
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It discusses the principles underlying farming systems and practices.Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children.
Sustainable agriculture is a discipline that addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control, and biodiversity depletion.