Book 1

Agricultural Technologies and Tropical Deforestation

Agricultural Technologies and Tropical Deforestation

CABI. 2001

This book has been developed from a workshop on Technological change in agriculture and tropical deforestation organised by the Center for International Forestry Research and held in Costa Rica in March, 1999. It explores how intensification of agriculture affects tropical deforestation using case studies from different geographical regions, using different agricultural products and technologies and in differing demographic situations and market conditions. Guidance is also given on future...

Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development, and Culture

Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development, and Culture

Cambridge University Press. 2017

Historically, few topics have proven to be so controversial in international intellectual property as the protection of geographical indications (GIs). The adoption of TRIPS in 1994 did not resolve disagreements, and countries worldwide continue to quarrel today as to the nature, the scope, and the enforcement of GI protection nationally and internationally. Thus far, however, there is little literature addressing GI protection from the point of view of the Asia-Pacific region, even though...

Shoes, Glues and Homework

Shoes, Glues and Homework

Taylor & Francis. 2017

First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Climate Change and Adaptation

Climate Change and Adaptation

Earthscan. 2021

This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come. Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from the developing world, which has been largely missing until now. Saleemul Huq, Director, Climate Change Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development This important volume is a...

Ten Years to Midnight

Ten Years to Midnight

Berrett-Koehler Publishers. 2020

“Shows how humans have brought us to the brink and how humanity can find solutions. I urge people to read with humility and the daring to act.” —Harpal Singh, former Chair, Save the Children, India, and former Vice Chair, Save the Children International In conversations with people all over the world, from government officials and business leaders to taxi drivers and schoolteachers, Blair Sheppard, global leader for strategy and leadership at PwC, discovered they all had surprisingly similar...