Franklin

Organic agriculture for sustainable livelihoods / edited by Niels Halberg and Adrian Muller.

Publication:
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (297 p.)
Series:
Earthscan Food and Agriculture
Earthscan food and agriculture
Earthscan food and agriculture
Status/Location:
Loading...

Options
Location Notes Your Loan Policy

Details

Subjects:
Organic farming -- Social aspects.
Organic farming -- Economic aspects.
Organic farming -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable agriculture -- Social aspects.
Sustainable agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Sustainable agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainability.
Quality of life.
Rural development.
Sustainable development.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book provides a timely analysis and assessment of the potential of organic agriculture (OA) for rural development and the improvement of livelihoods. It focuses on smallholders in developing countries and in countries of economic transition, but there is also coverage of and comparisons with developed countries. It covers market-oriented approaches and challenges for OA as part of high value chains and as an agro-ecologically based development for improving food security. It demonstrates the often unrecognised roles that organic farming can play in climate change, food security and sov
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.
Contributor:
Halberg, Niels.
Muller, Adrian F., 1971-
ISBN:
1-283-58514-6
9786613897596
0-203-12848-6
1-136-46937-0
OCLC:
811502814
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203128480 doi