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By Antonio A.R Ioris

This ebook bargains with prior legacies and rising demanding situations linked to agriculture construction, water and environmental administration, and native and nationwide improvement. It deals a severe interpretation of the tensions linked to the mess ups of mainstream regulatory regimes and the affects of world agri-food chains. a few of the chapters comprise conceptual and empirical fabric from study conducted in Brazil, India and Europe. The overview takes into consideration the dilemmas confronted through farmers, businesses, policy-makers and the foreign group relating to growing to be foodstuff call for, water shortage and environmental degradation. The ebook additionally questions so much executive reactions to these difficulties that have a tendency to breed outdated, productivist ways and are typically below the strong impression of world businesses, mega-supermarkets and funding cash. Its total message is that the trajectory of agriculture, rural improvement and environmental administration are indispensable components of the wider look for justice and novel socio-ecological thinking.

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Despite their persuasive discourse on the aptness of financial incentives and economic instruments of water management, such approaches provide only a narrow and transitory answer to environmental degradation, while promoting capital accumulation at the expense of social inequalities. These economists fail to accept that marketbased policies (which include both market transactions and governmental interventions that regulate the market) do not remove environmental pressures, but instead immediately transform nature conservation into an object of capital accumulation.

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