By Prabhu Pingali,Gershon Feder

Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are remodeling agriculture and meals creation in rural parts internationally. This textbook offers a complete evaluate and overview of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural improvement, rather within the constructing international, the place the best demanding situations ensue.

It is designed round 5 thematic elements: Agricultural Intensification and Technical switch; Political financial system of Agricultural regulations; group and Rural associations; Agriculture, nutrients, and health and wellbeing; and destiny Relevance of foreign associations. each one chapter presents a close yet available overview of the literature at the particular subject and discusses the frontiers in learn and institutional adjustments wanted as societies adapt to the transformation processes. All authors are eminent students with overseas reputations, who were actively engaged within the modern debates round agricultural improvement and rural transformation.

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