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The global farms race : land grabs, agricultural investment, and the scramble for food security / edited by Michael Kugelman, Susan L. Levenstein.

by Kugelman, Michael; Atkin, Carl; Levenstein, Susan L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D. C. : Island Press, c2013Description: x, 237 p. : ill., tables ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781610911870.Subject(s): Farms -- Foreign ownership | Farms -- Developing countries -- Foreign ownership | Agricultural industries -- Foreign ownership | Agricultural industries -- Developing countries -- Foreign ownership | Investments, Foreign -- Developing countries | Agriculture -- Capital investments | Food security -- Political aspects | Food security -- Environmental aspects | Food security -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 338.1 G562
Contents:
Are We Learning from History? / Derek Byerlee -- Overview / David Hallam -- Social and Economic Implications / Alexandra Spieldoch and Sophia Murphy -- Environmental Impacts / Laura A. German, Wouter M.J. Achten, and Manuel R. Guariguata -- Investors' Perspectives / Gary R. Blumenthal -- Improving Outcomes / Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Helen Markelova -- Regional Perspectives: Africa / Chido Makunike -- Regional Perspectives: Asia / Raul Q. Montemayor -- Regional Perspectives: Latin America / Bastiaan P. Reydon and Vitor B. Fernandes -- Regional Perspectives: Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union / Carl Atkin -- Recommendations and Conclusion / Michael Kugelman -- Appendices.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due
Main / Collection principale 338.1 G562 (Browse shelf) Available

Winter 2012 Selected Accessions List -- Agriculture.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-223) and index.

Are We Learning from History? / Derek Byerlee -- Overview / David Hallam -- Social and Economic Implications / Alexandra Spieldoch and Sophia Murphy -- Environmental Impacts / Laura A. German, Wouter M.J. Achten, and Manuel R. Guariguata -- Investors' Perspectives / Gary R. Blumenthal -- Improving Outcomes / Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Helen Markelova -- Regional Perspectives: Africa / Chido Makunike -- Regional Perspectives: Asia / Raul Q. Montemayor -- Regional Perspectives: Latin America / Bastiaan P. Reydon and Vitor B. Fernandes -- Regional Perspectives: Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union / Carl Atkin -- Recommendations and Conclusion / Michael Kugelman -- Appendices.

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