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Un défi pour la planète

A challenge for the planet

Discover how they’re already transforming our daily lives


P. Caron, J. Châtaigner

Edition 2017

“Transforming lives while preserving the planet” is the aim of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), the global framework for action adopted by all UN member states in September 2015. A critical analysis of each of these objectives, their interactions as well as the contradictions inherent in them.


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Living territories to transform the world

Living territories to transform the world


P. Caron, E. Valette, T. Wassenaar, G. d’Eeckenbrugge, V. Papazian

Edition 2017

What resources underpin the development of a territory? What does territorial management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does territorial organization offer for agricultural production, regulation of sectors, and services? How are territorial public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools can be used for territorial development? This book presents a wide range of studies illustrating how actors, scales and scopes of intervention interact in the development of rural spaces in countries of the Global South.


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Des territoires vivants pour transformer le monde

Living territories to transform the world


P. Caron, E. Valette, T. Wassenaar, G. d’Eeckenbrugge, V. Papazian

Edition 2017

What resources underpin local development? What does local management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does local organisation offer for agricultural production, sector regulation and services? How are local public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools are used for local development?

This book presents a whole range of studies illustrating how stakeholders, levels and areas of intervention and mechanisms interact in the development of rural areas in Southern countries.


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Atlas of tropical wood

Atlas of tropical wood

Technological features and uses


J. Gérard, D. Guibal, S. Paradis , J. Cerre , 4. Auteurs

Edition 2016

This book presents the main technological characteristics of 283 tropical and 17 temperate tree species most frequently encountered in Europe together with their main uses. Timber industry operators, producers and consumers alike, are the main users. This atlas serves as an educational reference tool for teaching and training in the area of forestry and tropical timber.


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Mémento du forestier tropical

Mémento du forestier tropical


D. Louppe, Ouvrage collectif, G. Mille

Edition 2015

Après un état des lieux des écosystèmes forestiers tropicaux et de l’environnement institutionnel, ce Mémento aborde les questions et les concepts incontournables pour s’orienter vers une gestion durable des forêts, face aux menaces actuelles et futures. Il détaille l’ensemble des principes, méthodes, outils et préconise de bonnes pratiques de gestion forestière.


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Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?

Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?


B. Singer

Edition 2015

This work sets out the main ecological, social, economic and political issues of tropical forests. Local, national or international action instruments are recommended for each issue. This book guides the reader towards understanding of solutions frequently clubbed together under the term “sustainable forest management”. It includes FAO 2015 data on the state of tropical forests and will appeal to anyone curious to find out more about the issues of natural resources.


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Diversité des trajectoires agricoles

Diversité des trajectoires agricoles

Numéro spécial Cahiers Agricultures


J. Sourisseau, M. Even

Edition 2015

Ce numéro envisage la diversité des processus mondiaux et locaux de transformation des agricultures, le poids des politiques publiques dans ces processus, et leurs impacts sur les agricultures familiales, sur la base de données originales et dans des contextes contrastés. Il fait suite à l’Année internationale de l’agriculture familiale en 2014 et à des travaux initiés dès 2008 par l’Observatoire des agricultures du monde.


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L'agriculture de conservation : une innovation à l'épreuve des exploitations familiales

Conservation Agriculture: an Innovation that is Testing Family Farms

Cahiers Agricultures Special Issue


P. Dugué, P. Le Gal, G. Faure, P. Djamen Nana

Edition 2015

Conservation agriculture is based on minimum tillage and permanent cover of the soil along with crop rotation. Why are so few family farms in the south adopting this system? This themed issue reports on the subject, by outlining the advantages and limitations of this agriculture.


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Le quinoa, les enjeux d'une conquête

Quinoa, Challenges of a Conquest


D. Bazile

Edition 2015

What happens when a plant that has been cultivated for centuries far from the preoccupations of international trade crosses the oceans, appears on market stalls and fills our diversity-seeking plates? In a few decades, the extremely high nutritional value of quinoa has placed this plant among the major global food crops. This happened with the potato 250 years ago and rice a little less than a century. The author gives us a chance to wonder about what is taking place on our plates, on the agricultural models induced by our food consumption and on the biodiversity that can thus be maintained for the years to come.


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Diversity of Family Farms

Diversity of Family Farms

Exist, Transform, Become


P. Bosc, J. Bélières, P. Gasselin, J. Sourisseau, P. Bonnal, E. Valette, H. Friedmann

Edition 2015

This book aims to explain the nature and the force of links between the family and the farm. It is constructed around twenty case studies in miscellaneous countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

The authors clarify "what makes a family", analyses the adaptations of the family nature and puts them in perspective with the territorial context and the public policies in each country.


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