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Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

by Jeff Potter

Are you the innovative type, the cook who marches to a different drummer -- used to expressing your creativity instead of just following recipes? Are you interested in the science behind what happens to food...


Coffee: Terroirs and Qualities

by Christophe Montagnon

This is a new revised and enhanced version of Cafés : terroirs et qualités published in 2003. It arose form meetings between people who study coffee growing from different angles: the plant itself, a geographical...


Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management: Challenges for Sustainable Development

by Bruce Prideaux

Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change...


Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

by Roger D. Smith

Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that...


Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

by William Nikolakis & John Innes

The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world's forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future"...


Urban Forests, Trees and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective

by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian & Sadia Butt

Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social,...


As growing your exceptional vegetable garden (epub)

by Bruno Del Medico

140 pages. This book provides the best suggestions for sow, grow and harvest vegetables. The author reveals the knowledge accumulated in half a century of experience.


Growing Okra in your vegetable garden (ePUB)

by Bruno Del Medico

Also called Gombo, Bamja, Quiabo, Ketmia, Quingambo 48 pages. Illustrated. What is Okri. Its origin and its habitat. The varieties of Okri. The cultivation techniques. Pests and diseases. Its harvest, use, preservation....


Sow with success to collect with plenty. Calculation of better days for the seeding of each vegetable  (epub)

by Bruno Del Medico

110 pages. Illustrated. A book that finally brings clarity on how to use the moon phases in the cultivation of vegetables. This book will reveal to you precisely the best days for planting of each vegetable....


Growing chile pepper in your organic  garden (epub)

by Bruno Del Medico

72 pages. Illustrated This book explains in a simple, but complete, as you grow chiles. Anyone can start on a small balcony or in a corner of the garden.


Disaggregated Impacts of CAP Reforms

by Collective

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is an important policy for the European Union and accounts for about 40% of the EU budget. Ever since its inception in 1958, the CAP has been regularly reviewed and adjusted...


Fisheries Policy Reform

by Collective

Much has been done over the years to improve fisheries management in OECD countries. Ongoing problems of over-fishing, overcapacity and the economic crisis intensify the need for reform. Although there is a...


Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in the United States

by Collective

The United States is one of the most important agricultural producers in the world. It has a very large domestic market and is the world’s largest exporter of agricultural products. Indeed, the share of US...


The Economics of Adapting Fisheries to Climate Change

by Collective

Climate change is becoming more evident and, as it increases, will alter the productivity of fisheries and the distribution of fish stocks. From an economic point of view, the changes will have impacts on fisheries...


Challenges for Agricultural Research

by Collective

As the world has changed during the past 50 years, so has agriculture. And so has agricultural research, which continues to confront new challenges, from food security to ecological concerns to land use issues....


Linkages between Agricultural Policies and Environmental Effects

by Collective

Improving the environmental performance of agriculture is a high priority for OECD countries. But measuring and evaluating the impact of agri-environmental policies on the environment can be challenging, as...


Managing Risk in Agriculture

by Collective

The sources of risk in agriculture are numerous and diverse, ranging from events related to climate and weather conditions to animal diseases; from changes in agriculture commodities prices to changes in fertilizer...


An Appraisal of the Chilean Fisheries Sector

by Collective

Chile is one of the major players in the world fishing scene. But during the past fifty years, Chile has had to face issues of over-investment, sharp declines in catch levels, disputes among stakeholders, fleet...


Strengthening Regional Fisheries Management Organisations

by Collective

With the development and entry into force of the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement in 1995, the international community made a commitment to strengthen Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs),...


Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries 2009

by Collective

This report is a unique source of up-to-date estimates of support to agriculture. It provides an overview of agricultural support in the OECD area, complemented by individual chapters on agricultural policy...