Sustainable Agriculture And Environment
Globalisation and the Impact of Trade Liberalisation
Edited by Andrew K. Dragun, Formerly Dean, Faculty of Economics, Business and Law, University of New England, Australia and Clem Tisdell, Professor Emeritus, School of Economics, The University of Queensland, Australia
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Globalisation of the world economy portends a wide range of benefits to citizens of all countries. However, this ground-breaking book finds that the impacts of trade liberalisation and globalisation appear to have a negative impact on agricultural sustainability in developing countries.
Contents: Preface 1. Agriculture and Sustainability 2. Trade Liberalisation Agriculture and Sustainability 3. Conditions for Sustainable Development 4. Economics, Aspects of Ecology and Sustainable Agricultural Production 5. Conservation Farming and Indicators of Agricultural Sustainability 6. Reducing the Costs of Modern Agriculture 7. Towards Sustainable Agricultural Systems 8. Landcare 9. Conservation in Germany’s Agrarian Countryside and the World Economy 10. The Implication of Carbon Dioxide Abatement Policies on Food Prices 11. Co-evolution in Asia 12. The Impact of Globalisation on Agricultural Systems of Traditional Societies 13. Asia’s Livestock Industries 14. Environmental Impacts of the Livestock Industries of Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand 15. Family Farming 16. Trade Liberalisation Impacts for Sustainable Development 17. Development by Linking Small Farmers to Growth Markets 18. Is Trade Liberalisation the Right Policy after a Devaluation? 19. Globalisation, Agriculture and Environment Index