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Methods and Procedures for Building Sustainable Farming Systems

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 280 Nombre de pages
This book shows how the method of sustainability assessment plays a key role in choosing the best agricultural productive mode, an... Lire la suite
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This book shows how the method of sustainability assessment plays a key role in choosing the best agricultural productive mode, and guides the reader through the process of selection. Includes case studies from Portugal, Canada, Argentina and Lebanon.

Contenu

Acknowledgments Preface 1 The Needs for Building Sustainable Farming Systems: Issues and Scope Part I European Context for Sustainability Assessment Of Farming Systems 2 Agricultural and Environmental Policies in the European Union 3 Approaches for Sustainable Farming Systems Assessment Part II Multiple Aspects to Develop Methodologies for Sustainability Assessment of Farming Systems 4 Normative, Systemic and Procedural Aspects: A Review of Indicator-Based Sustainability Assessments in Agriculture 5 Assessing the Sustainability of Activity Systems to Support Households' Farming Projects 6 Multilevel and Multi-User Sustainability Assessment of Farming Systems Part III Application of Methodologies for Sustainability Assessment of Farming Systems in Real Contexts 7 Learning and Experimentation Strategy (LES). Outline of a Method to Develop Sustainable Livestock Production Systems 8 Factors Affecting the Implementation of Measures for Improving Sustainability on Farms Following the Rise Sustainability Evaluation 9 A Multi-Attribute Decision Method for Assessing the Overall Sustainability of Crop Protection Strategies: A Case Study Based on Apple Production in Europe Part IV Sustainability Assessment in Organic and Multifunctional Systems 10 Are Organic Suckler Cattle Farming Systems More Sustainable Than Conventional Systems? Productive, Environmental and Economic Performances Assessments: A Model-Based Study 11 Assessing Multifunctionality in Relation to Resource Use - A Holistic Approach to Measure Efficiency, Developed by Participatory Research 12 Indicator-Based Method for Assessing Organic Farming Sustainability Part V Decision Support Methods for Sustainable Farming Systems 13 X-Farm: Modelling Sustainable Farming Systems 14 Ecological-Economic Modelling for Farming Systems Of Montemuro Mountain (Portugal) 15 Evaluating Socio-Economic and Environmental Sustainability of the Sheep Farming Activity in Greece: A Whole Farm Mathematical Programming Approach Part VI Sustainability Assessment in Non-European Farming Systems 16 Method for the Evaluation of Farm Sustainability in Quebec, Canada: The Social Aspect 17 Adapting a European Sustainability Model to a Local Context in Semi-Arid Areas of Lebanon 18 Tendency of Production Decisions of the Farmers of the Southeast Pampa Region in Argentina Under Uncertainty Conditions Part VII Final Considerations 19 Methodologies for Building Sustainable Farming Systems: The Main Critical Points and Questions 16 Method for the Evaluation of Farm Sustainability in Quebec, Canada: The Social Aspect 17 Adapting a European Sustainability Model to a Local Context in Semi-Arid Areas of Lebanon 18 Tendency of Production Decisions of the Farmers of the Southeast Pampa Region in Argentina Under Uncertainty Conditions Part VII Final Considerations 19 Methodologies for Building Sustainable Farming Systems: The Main Critical Points and Questions 16 Method for the Evaluation of Farm Sustainability in Quebec, Canada: The Social Aspect 17 Adapting a European Sustainability Model to a Local Context in Semi-Arid Areas of Lebanon 18 Tendency of Production Decisions of the Farmers of the Southeast Pampa Region in Argentina Under Uncertainty Conditions Part VII Final Considerations 19 Methodologies for Building Sustainable Farming Systems: The Main Critical Points and Questions

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Methods and Procedures for Building Sustainable Farming Systems
Éditeur:
Code EAN: 9789400796614
ISBN: 978-94-007-9661-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Médias et communication
nombre de pages: 280
Poids: g
Taille: H235mm x B235mm x T155mm
Année: 2014
Auflage: 2013