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Impacts of AKST on development and sustainability goals

Impacts of AKST on development and sustainability goals

Leakey, Roger, Kranjac-Berisavljevic, Gordana, Caron, Patrick, Craufurd, Peter, Martin, Adrienne ORCID: 0000-0001-9305-7302, McDonald, Andy, Abedini, Walter, Afiff, Suraya, Bakurin, Ndey, Bass, Steve, Hilbeck, Angelika, Jansen, Tony, Lhaloui, Saadia, Lock, Karen, Newman, James, Primavesi, Odo and Sengooba, Teresa (2009) Impacts of AKST on development and sustainability goals. In: McIntyre, Beverly D., Herren, Hans R., Wakhungu, Judi and Watson, Robert T., (eds.) Agriculture at a Crossroads: International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development. Global Report. Island Press / The Center for Resource Economics, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 145-253. ISBN 9781597265393

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Additional Information: [1] Chapter 3 of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) Report - Agriculture at the Crossroads. The objective of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) was to assess the impacts of past, present and future agricultural knowledge, science and technology on the: * reduction of hunger and poverty, * improvement of rural livelihoods and human health,and * equitable, socially, environmentally and economically sustainable development. [2] One of group of lead authors to chapter 3 of IAASTD's global report Agriculture at a Crossroads. Authors listed are the two 'Coordinating Lead Authors' and 'Lead Authors' (15 in total), to which there are also 44 'Contributing Authors' (including David Grzywacz, Ana Marr, Charlie Riches - all of the University of Greenwich). [3] ISBN: 978-1-59726-538-6 (hbk), 978-1-59726-539-3 (pbk).
Uncontrolled Keywords: IAASTD, agricultural knowledge, reduction of hunger, poverty, rural livelihoods, sustainable development, human health, international cooperation
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Livelihoods & Institutions Department
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Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/3283

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