Biomass and agriculture : sustainability, markets and by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

By Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Show description

Read or Download Biomass and agriculture : sustainability, markets and policies PDF

Best environmental economics books

Health for All Agriculture and Nutrition, Bioindustry and Environment: Analyses and Recommendations

The definitive file and in basic terms print booklet to come back from the realm lifestyles Sciences discussion board -- crucial worldwide occasion within the biosciences, sponsored by way of the United countries and the services of 20 Nobel Laureates. The members are representatives from worldwide businesses in pharma/health, biotechnology, foodstuff and consulting/finance and diverse UN companies reminiscent of WHO, FAO, UNESCO, UNEP, in addition to NGOs and nationwide specialists.

Unlocking markets to smallholders: Lessons from South Africa (Mansholt Publication Series)

This booklet assesses the institutional, technical and industry constraints in addition to possibilities for smallholders, significantly, rising farmers in deprived parts akin to the previous homelands of South Africa. rising farmers are formerly deprived black those that began or will begin their company with the help of targeted executive courses.

Building Services Design Management

Construction companies refers back to the apparatus and platforms that give a contribution to controlling the interior surroundings to make it secure and cozy to occupy. additionally they aid the necessities of techniques and company capabilities inside of constructions, for instance production and meeting operations, scientific methods, warehousing and garage of fabrics, chemical processing, housing cattle, plant cultivation, and so forth.

Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature

The bleak background of Nauru Island, a small speck within the Pacific Ocean midway among Hawaii and Australia, represents a bigger tale of environmental degradation and fiscal disorder. For greater than 2,000 years conventional Nauruans, remoted from the remainder of the area, lived in social and ecological balance.

Additional info for Biomass and agriculture : sustainability, markets and policies

Example text

And hunger. The worst results are for access to sanitation, extreme poverty, and maternal mortality, with access to safe drinking water and under-five mortality in the middle. All told, developing countries have been doing much better than thought until recently. 4). Many countries are making substantial progress in several MDGs: gender parity in primary education (89 of them), gender parity in secondary education (82), access to safe drinking water (66), primary completion rate (55), and extreme poverty (47).

On current trends, the world will likely miss these three targets by 2015. Most regions are off track, but East Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Central Asia are doing somewhat better than others. a child mortality gender under five parity (secondary) lower-middle-income countries Source: World Bank staff calculations based on data from the World Development Indicators database. Note: The number above each bar refers to the number of countries attaining that MDG.

Regional patterns vary. 1). 2 and related tables in appendix 1). Within this group, SubSaharan Africa shows encouraging results. For instance, 81 percent of the region’s lagging countries are relatively close to the extreme poverty target. Fifty percent of the region’s countries are very close to the target for gender parity in secondary education, and 53 percent are quite close for hunger. Progress is also evident in access to safe drinking water (69 percent of countries are close to the target).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 11 votes