Обложка книги Sustaining Agriculture and the Rural Environment: Governance, Policy and Multifunctionality (Advances in Ecological Economics)

Sustaining Agriculture and the Rural Environment: Governance, Policy and Multifunctionality (Advances in Ecological Economics)

ISBN: 1843762560;

Book DescriptionApart from food and raw materials, agriculture can also provide ancillary benefits such as landscapes, biodiversity, cultural heritage and thriving rural communities. This book offers a state-of-the-art overview of strategies for sustainable management practices and their implementation through the adoption of suitable instruments. Such practices aim to sustain and support the multiple functions provided by agriculture and natural resources in the rural countryside. The authors explore the value of alternative governance structures and examine the design of policy models and institutional mechanisms for a range of different countries and agricultural methods. The empirical results allow them to identify successful examples as well as recognize practices which have failed. They can then transfer positive policies to geographical areas or production systems where effective and efficient strategies for the sustainable management of natural resources are urgently needed....

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