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Agricultural Systems: Agroecology and Rural Innovation for Development, 2nd Edition by Barry Pound, Sieglinde Snapp

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Preface to the Second Edition

This book is intended for students of agricultural science, ecology, environmental sciences, and rural development, researchers and scientists in agricultural development agencies, and practitioners of agricultural development in government extension programs, development agencies, and NGOs. There is an emphasis on developing country situations, and on smallholder production systems.

This second edition has been significantly enhanced by the inclusion of two new chapters (on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Climate Change), and the updating of all chapters to reflect new evidence and new directions in agroecology and farming systems. Each chapter is written by experts in their topic, with both academic ...

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