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Main Title Environmental Resilience and Food Law Agrobiodiversity and Agroecology. [electronic resource] :
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Author Title of a Work
Steier, Gabriela.
Cianci, Alberto Giulio.
Publisher CRC Press LLC,
Year Published 2019
Call Number K3626
ISBN 9780429811838; 0429811837; 9780429443350; 0429443358; 9780429811814; 0429811810; 9780429811821; 0429811829
Subjects Food law and legislation. ; Agrobiodiversity conservation--Law and legislation. ; Sustainable agriculture--Law and legislation. ; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
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Taylor & Francis
Collation 1 online resource (207 p.).
Description based upon print version of record. 5.4.2 The Mbororos and agrobiodiversity OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
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Contents Notes
Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the editors; Contributors; List of abbreviations; part one: Fundamentals of legal protection of agrobiodiversity and agroecology; 1: Local agricultural knowledge and food security; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Local knowledge, traditional knowledge, and intellectual property; 1.3 Legal transplants; 1.4 Local knowledge, innovation, and the informal economy; 1.4.1 Utility of local knowledge; 1.4.2 Local knowledge and climate change adaptation 1.4.3 Local knowledge and scientific knowledge1.4.4 Local knowledge in the legal discourse; 1.5 Geographical indications, local knowledge, and food; 1.5.1 Preserving biodiversity through the protection of geographical indications; 1.6 Editors' note; 1.7 EU policy on geographical indications; Notes; 2: Agrobiodiversity, agroecology, and private law; 2.1 Private law and agriculture law; 2.2 Agrobiodiversity and agroecology as renewed trends of agriculture law; 2.3 Agrobiodiversity and agroecology as part of private law; 2.4 Editors' note; Notes; 3: Rights-based international agroecological law 3.1 Introduction3.2 The rights-based approach to agroecology; 3.2.1 Agroecology: an emerged discipline; 3.2.2 Agricultural exceptionalism and the exceptionalism of agroecology; 3.3 Legal protection for agroecology's infrastructure; 3.4 Disconnecting critiques; 3.5 Conclusion; 3.6 Editors' note; Notes; part two: Specific challenges for agrobiodiversity and agroecology; 4: Regulatory options for food waste minimization; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Terminology and definitions; 4.3 Drivers of FLW; 4.4 Regulatory examples; 4.4.1 Voluntary regulation: the UK; 4.4.2 Direct regulation: the EU France4.4.2.2 Italy; Germany; Netherlands; 4.4.3 USA; 4.4.4 Japan; 4.5 Editors' note; Notes; 5: Indigenous peoples and agrobiodiversity in Africa; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Case study: Conservation to combat desertification in the Sahel: the zai/tassa system of water management; 5.2.1 Overview; 5.2.2 Origins of tassa/zai; 5.2.3 The impact of water-harvesting practices; 5.2.4 Impacts on food scarcity; 5.2.5 How Africa can use its traditional knowledge to make progress; 5.2.6 Impacts on biodiversity; 5.2.7 Socio-economic impacts; 5.2.8 Conclusion 5.3 Case study: Pygmies and bushmeat hunting and consumption in the Congo Basin5.3.1 Overview; 5.3.2 Biodiversity in the Congo Basin; 5.3.3 Bushmeat consumption in the Congo Basin; 5.3.4 International bushmeat trade; 5.3.5 Effects of bushmeat consumption; Wildlife depletion; Disease risk; Ineffective legal systems; A way forward: the importance of indigenous values in conservation efforts; 5.4 Case study: resource diversification and collaborative action by the Mbororo pastoralists in the North-West Region of Cameroon; 5.4.1 Overview Agrobiodiversity and agroecology go hand-in-hand in promoting environmental resilience in international food systems as well as climate change resilient food policy. This book contextualizes how various legal frameworks address agrobiodiversity and agroecology around the globe and makes it accessible for audiences of students, practitioners, educators, and scholars. Some chapters focus on the legal regulation of agroecology from a food law perspective. Others are geared toward providing regulators, lawmakers and attorneys with the scientific and policy background of those concepts, so that they are equipped in the field of food law in everyday practice and policy. Climate change dimensions of the issues are woven throughout the book.