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Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People
A multifaceted and linked global strategy is needed to ensure sustainable and equitable food security, different components of which are explored here.
Social Capital and the Collective Management of Resources
The term social capital captures the idea that social bonds and norms are critical for sustainability, where social capital is high in formalized groups, people have the confidence to invest in collective activities, knowing that others will do so too.
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 to
Agricultural sustainability: concepts, principles and evidence
  • J. Pretty
  • Business, Medicine
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 12 February 2008
Agricultural sustainability suggests a focus on both genotype improvements through the full range of modern biological approaches and improved understanding of the benefits of ecological and agronomic management, manipulation and redesign.
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 CA
The mental and physical health outcomes of green exercise
It appears that threats to the countryside depicted in rural unpleasant scenes have a greater negative effect on mood than already urban unpleasant scenes, showing the synergistic effect of green exercise in both rural and urban environments.
Regenerating Agriculture: Policies and Practice for Sustainability and Self-Reliance
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Social Capital in Biodiversity Conservation and Management
Abstract:  The knowledge and values of local communities are now being acknowledged as valuable for biodiversity conservation. Relationships of trust, reciprocity and exchange, common rules, norms