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Intensive Agriculture And Sustainability

A Farming Systems Analysis (Sustainability and the Environment)

by Glen C. Filson

  • 40 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by UBC Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Sustainability,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Sociology,
  • Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9692288M
    ISBN 100774811056
    ISBN 109780774811057

    With “Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation”, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge – including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. As sustainability is a multi-disciplinary area of study, the text is the product 4/5(26). Part II – Social (un)sustainability of intensive agriculture: migrant labour in supply chains "under pressure" in Southern Europe. Chapter 5 - Producing and mobilizing vulnerable workers. The agribusiness of the Region of Murcia (Spain), Elena Gadea, Andrés Pedreño, Carlos de Castro.

      Achieving sustainable agriculture requires an integrated approach The book is a seminal contribution to the importance of getting policy frameworks right to face the challenges posed by climate change and a growing global population, Graziano da Silva said. would improve productivity and sustainability of agriculture and food systems. A vision for sustainable food and agriculture 12 A conceptual model 12 Interactions and trade-offs 13 Cross-sectoral integration and synergies 15 Key principles for sustainability in food and agriculture 18 Principle 1. Improving efficiency in the use of resources is crucial to sustainable agriculture 20 Principle Size: 2MB.

    Facing global changes and the challenge of food security, scientists are being questioned by decision-makers and stakeholders on the sustainability of agro-systems. The main difficulty in dealing with this question is to obtain enough data over long periods of time. Monitoring slow drifts and weak noises is needed to forecast tipping points that can jeopardize the present steady state.   Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Japan In Japan, agriculture has been treated differently from other parts of the national economy. However, policy needs to evolve with new agricultural structures and the global trend towards more integrated value chains, enabling innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture, and.


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