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Agricultural Biodiversity and Biotechnology in Economic Development

Series: Natural Resource Management and Policy Volume: 27

By: Joseph Cooper, Leslie Marie Lipper and David Zilberman

499 pages, no illustrations


Hardback | Dec 2005 | #156276 | ISBN: 0387254072
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About this book

This volume summarizes the current state of knowledge in the economic literature of management of agricultural biotechnology and biodiversity in agricultural and economic development. It identifies key issues confronting policy makers in managing biodiversity and biotechnology and provides a broad, multi-disciplinary analysis of the linkage between the two. It is especially innovative in its use of plant genetic resource management as the basis for its analysis.


Overview and Key Issues.- Genetic Resources and Biodiversity: Economic Valuation and Conservation.- Distributional Issues in the Management of Plant Genetic Resources.- Concepts, Values, and Management.- Biodiversity, Biotechnology, and Development: Policy Implications.

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