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Biodégration des matériaux

Biodegradation of materials

What risks for health and the environment?


J. Guézennec

Edition 2017

Deteriorating historic monuments, collapsing bridges and metal structures, leaking liquids and toxic products, contaminated foodstuffs, etc. Who is to blame? Microorganisms. Who are they? What mechanisms do they use to achieve this damage? What are the risks, challenges and costs involved? This little book will reveal all.


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Agricultural and food processing

Agricultural and food processing

Between ecology and capitalism


B. Daviron, G. Allaire

Edition 2017

This work provides a synthesis of recent research on the evolution of agriculture and food in a capitalist system. It is based on approaches not well-known in France such as international political economy and ecological economy.

It studies agricultural processing in terms of ecology, history and geopolitics and traces specific aspects of agriculture and food in the 21st century. Lastly, it proposes theoretical approaches with a view to renewing the agricultural economy.


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Sustainable development and tropical supply chains

Sustainable development and tropical supply chains


A. Rival , E. Biénabe, D. Loeillet

Edition 2016

Tropical supply chains play a part behind the products we consume in the sustainable development of Southern countries. Tropical supply chains linking agricultures and other economic sectors are undergoing deep-seated technical, economic and social transformations. In a context of globalisation, the supply chains are involved in sustainable development approaches and incorporate environmental and social concerns. This work is based on scientific progress and concrete situations of agri-food chains in Southern countries.


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Agriculture et gaz a effet de serre

Agriculture and Greenhouse Gases

Ten Actions to Reduce Emissions


S. Pellerin, L. Bamière, L. Pardon

Edition 2015

Agriculture in France accounts for approximately 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions. This book suggests ten actions or agricultural practices to reduce them without substantial change to production systems nor a significant reduction in production. An estimated mitigation potential for each one in tonnes CO2 equivalent avoided and the associated costs or savings in euros are given for 2030.


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Energy, Driving Progress?

Energy, Driving Progress?

120 Keys to Understanding the Energies


P. Mathis

Edition 2014

Energy is complicated! This involves specialists and politicians! This book is going to show us the contrary. Why? Because we are all drawn to wonder about energy: Will this century be the golden age of gas? Waste, a new green petroleum? Why is there less tax on diesel than on petrol? Whether we are simple citizens, a regional community or a company, the answers in this book will help us to see more clearly.


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Knowledge Market

Knowledge Market

Neoliberalism, Teaching and Research


L. Busch

Edition 2014

This work attempts to trace the links between neoliberalism and the restructuring of universities and research institutes. Having observed the numerous crises faced by higher education and research, the author shows how the neoliberal version of economics has been used to alter the means of undertaking and assessing public research, teaching and commitment. He describes the resulting transformations and argues his own position against them in this complex debate. Lastly, having paid particular attention to the ways that have not been taken, he concludes: for whom and why do we need knowledge? What type of future society do we wish?


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Make Possible

Make Possible

Jacques Weber, Itinerary of a Cross-border Economist


R. Barbault, M. Cormier-Salem, M. Antona, M. Bouamrane

Edition 2013

Agitator, visionary, educationalist, this is Jacques Weber, economist and anthropologist, who found a way to combine many disciplines and, through his work on the appropriation methods of Nature, renewable resource management and biodiversity, traced groundbreaking paths in major 19th century issues.


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Food Processing Lobbying and International Standards

Food Processing Lobbying and International Standards

The codex Alimentarius


M. Lassalle-de Salins

Edition 2012

The Codex Alimentarius, created in 1963 to establish international food standards, has seen a change in its challenges with the World Trade Organisation agreements. This book uses detailed cases to examine the modalities and conditions influencing companies in the decisions of an intergovernmental organisation by setting out their constraints and how they must adapt.


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For Sustainable Food

For Sustainable Food

Strategic thinking duALIne


N. Bricas, C. Esnouf, M. Russel

Edition 2011

INRA and CIRAD have summarised the strategic thinking for sustainable food in developed and developing countries.  The convening of public and private players and of researchers has produced an inventory of knowledge on the key points in food, in relation to its impacts on the environment, health, the economy and society, in a context of global change.


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Marees noires

Marees noires

Economic Stakes


J. Hay, O. Thébaud, J. Perez Agundez, P. Cariou

Edition 2008

The Erika and Prestige oil spills rekindled the debate about how the international liability compensation regime works for damage caused by oil pollution and on the role that it could play in preventing them.


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