Reasserting the Rural Development Agenda: Lessons Learned and Emerging Challenges in Asia, 1st Edition

  • Rodolfo C. Severino
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  • ISBN-10: 9812304819
  • ISBN-13: 9789812304810
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 414 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Presents a reinvigorated agenda on agricultural and rural development in Asia both for research and policy discussions in the coming decades.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Challenges and Policy Options for Agricultural Development: Overview and Synthesis.
2: The Economics of Agricultural Development: What Have We Learned?.
3: The Role of Social Structures and Norms in Agricultural Development: African and East Asian Communities Compared.
4: Food Security in a Globalised Setting.
5: Poverty and Vulnerability.
6: Asian Agricultural Development: From the Green Revolution to the Gene Revolution.
7: Dryland Agriculture in Asia: Ideas, Paradigms and Policies.
8: Establishing Efficient Use of Water Resources in Asia.
9: Improving the Delivery of Extension Services to Rural People: New Perspectives.
10: Land Tenure and Forest Resource Management in Asia.
11: Globalisation and the Poverty–Environment Link in Asian Agriculture.
12: The Supermarket Revolution with Asian Characteristics.