Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity
02 July 2013 | Article
Conservation and sustainable use of agricultural biodiversity can improve people’s wellbeing and food and nutrition security. Earthscan/Routledge in Association with Biodiversity International has published a new book series edited by Michael Halewood and Danny Hunter, both at Biodiversity International, and Series Editors.
This new series of books aims to review the current state of knowledge on agricultural biodiversity, identify gaps, synthesize lessons learned and propose future research and development actions. Issues range from conservation biology of genetic resources through social sciences to legal and policy aspects including access and benefit sharing.
The two most recent titles in the series published in 2013 are:
- Diversifying Food and Diets: Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health
- Community Biodiversity Management: Promoting Resilience and the Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
- The full list of current and forthcoming titles in the series can be found here.