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Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People
Continuing population and consumption growth will mean that the global demand for food will increase for at least another 40 years. Growing competition for land, water, and energy, in addition to theExpand
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Participatory learning for sustainable agriculture
Abstract Emerging evidence for the success on farms of resource-conserving technologies and practices must not tempt agricultural professionals into making prescriptions about what constitutesExpand
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Social Capital and the Collective Management of Resources
  • J. Pretty
  • Business, Medicine
  • Science
  • 12 December 2003
The proposition that natural resources need protection from the destructive actions of people is widely accepted. Yet communities have shown in the past and increasingly today that they canExpand
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Social Capital and the Environment
Abstract For as long as people have managed natural resources, they have engaged in collective action. But development assistance has paid too little attention to how social and human capital affectsExpand
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Sustainable intensification in African agriculture
Over the past half-century, agricultural production gains have provided a platform for rural and urban economic growth worldwide. In African countries, however, agriculture has been widely assumed toExpand
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Agricultural sustainability: concepts, principles and evidence
  • J. Pretty
  • Business, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 12 February 2008
Concerns about sustainability in agricultural systems centre on the need to develop technologies and practices that do not have adverse effects on environmental goods and services, are accessible toExpand
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The spread of Conservation Agriculture: justification, sustainability and uptake
Conservation Agriculture (CA) has been practised for three decades and has spread widely. We estimate that there are now some 106 million ha of arable and permanent crops grown without tillage in CAExpand
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The mental and physical health outcomes of green exercise
Abstract Both physical activity and exposure to nature are known separately to have positive effects on physical and mental health. We have investigated whether there is a synergistic benefit inExpand
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Regenerating Agriculture: Policies and Practice for Sustainability and Self-Reliance
Regenerating agriculture: policies and practice for sustainability and self-reliance , Regenerating agriculture: policies and practice for sustainability and self-reliance , مرکز فناوری اطلاعات وExpand
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What is the best dose of nature and green exercise for improving mental health? A multi-study analysis.
Green exercise is activity in the presence of nature. Evidence shows it leads to positive short and long-term health outcomes. This multistudy analysis assessed the best regime of dose(s) of acuteExpand
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