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A Future for the Land: Organic Practice from a Global Perspective

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Edited By: P Conford

Green Books

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #21768 | ISBN: 1870098498
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A critique of industrialised agriculture, putting forward constructive proposals for alternative land-use practice. Chapters include: The Need for Integration: Farming and the Environment, Fiona Reynolds; A Policy for Forestry and Woodland, Penny Evans; Phasing out Pesticides, Michael Allaby; The 21st Century Peasant, Sir Richard Body, MP; A Symbol of Hope: Africaa's Green Belt Movement, Wangari Maathai; Indigenous Rights: Colombia's Policy for the Amazon, Peter Bunyard; Organic Cooperatives in Japan, Koyu Furusawa; Recovering Diversity: A Future for India, Vandana Shiva.
`A book of real breadth and vision.' - The Ecologist.


The need for integration - farming and the environment, Fiona Reynolds; a policy for forestry and woodland, Penny Evans; phasing out pesticides, Michael Allaby; the 21st-century peasant, Sir Richard Body, MP; a symbol of hope - Africa's greenbelt movement, Wangaari Maathai; indigenous rights - Colombia's policy for the Amazon, Peter Bunyard; organic co-operatives in Japan, Koyu Furusawa; recovering diversity - a future for India, Vandana Shiva; earth and spirit - a tradition renewed, Robert Waller.

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