An investment for agriculture, water quality, and climate change
Compares a number of policy options to reduce nutrient loss in the Mississippi River Basin from agricultural sources, provide new income sources for farmers, and help address hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.
Its Implications for Local Communities
Gives an overview of the emerging global regime on genetic resources, with a special emphasis on its implications for local and impoverished communities worldwide.
Growing sustainable farming and food systems
Shows how ecologically based practices can generate profits, while contributing to broader goals of sustainable development.
Government policies on resource management and improvement of the livelihood of local people in the Ca River Basin, Vietnam
The HAU research indicates that both forest cover and forest quality have declined in Nghe An in the last decade, particularly in the Ca River Basin.
Reveals that environmental damage threatens future world food production.
This is a joint study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Resources Institute.
Examines how implementation of the Kyoto Protocol could actually help U.S. agriculture.
Agrobiodiversity and food security
Reveals the urgent need for action to incorporate biodiversity planning into agricultural development, and highlights effective practices and policies.
Reveals vital but overlooked ingredients for spreading innovative sustainable agriculture techniques -- mainly institutional collaboration, farmer participation, and political support.
The Public Health Risks
Brings together an extensive body of experimental and epidemiological research from around the world documenting the effects of widely used pesticides on the immune system and the attendant health risks.