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    • Rehabilitation of Saline Soils in Tajikistan: The Example of Saline Soils in Vakhsh Valley 

      Demidov, Valery; Akhmadov, Hukmatullo (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2016)
      Over the past 25 years, since Tajikistan's independence, economic crisis and various social and natural disasters (the result of failure to carry out the bulk of reclamation activities) have led to secondary soil salinization ...
    • Food Security, Nutrition, and Health in Costa Rica’s Indigenous Populations 

      Herforth, Anna (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Indigenous groups all over the world have been economically, politically, and socially marginalized and have worse health and nutrition outcomes and more food insecurity than mainstream populations. Costa Rica has been ...
    • Concentration in Agribusiness and Marketing: A Case Study of Arla Foods 

      Baker, Derek; Graber-Lützhøft, Kimmie (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      The modern food industry is characterized by fewer and fewer firms and the emergence of some powerful international and global players. This case study of Arla Foods details that firm's development from its origins in local ...
    • HIV/AIDS, Gender, and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Philipose, Anandita (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      HIV/AIDS continues to spread across the world at a rapid rate, with close to 5 million new HIV infections in 2006 alone. Sub-Saharan Africa, the worst-affected region, is home to two-thirds of all adults and children with ...
    • Food Advertising Policy in the United States 

      Gantner, Leigh (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Marketing food to children is a complex, creative, and well-funded business in the United States. Food manufacturers are estimated to spend up to US$10 billion a year marketing foods to children, using a variety of techniques ...
    • Niger's Famine and the Role of Food Aid 

      Lewin, Alexandra C. (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Since the mid-1970s Niger has suffered from political instability and corruption. Following a 1996 coup, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) worked with Niger to implement various structural adjustment ...
    • The Dairy Sector of Armenia: Relationships among Supply Chain Members 

      Poleshkina, Irina; Peplozyan, Elbis (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2016)
      Agriculture plays a special role in transition economies, in both economic and social terms. The sector produces a major portion of the country's GDP and not only provides food but often serves as the only source of income ...
    • Preference Erosion, the Doha Round, and African LDCs 

      Yu, Wusheng (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      African least-developed countries (ALDCs) have enjoyed preferential treatment in exporting their agricultural products to developed countries. Reductions of agricultural trade barriers on a mostfavored nation (MFN) basis ...
    • Trade Liberalization in South Korea's Rice Sector: Some Policy Implications 

      Hong, Sukjong; Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      The tension between the liberalizing agenda of the World Trade Organzation (WTO) and the policies of industrial-country members of the WTO has been framed as a battle between developed countries and less-developed countries. ...
    • Vietnam's Aquaculture Trade: Food Safety and Sanitation Issues 

      Thanh, Le Ha; Chuong, Pham Hong (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2010)
      Vietnam's rapidly increasing seafood exports have made a significant contribution to the country's economic development over the past few years, largely as a result of vastly increased production from aquaculture. Currently, ...