Globalisation, Agriculture and Development: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific

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Matthew Tonts, Muhammed Abu B. Siddique
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 254 pages
This book explores the links between globalization, agriculture and development in a number of contemporary Asia-Pacific nations. It highlights the complex and diversified nature of agricultural change in these contexts, and the ways in which this shapes
 

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Contents

perspectives from the AsiaPacific
1
2 Australian agriculture in the global economic mosaic
7
3 Market efficiency agriculture and prosperity in rural Australia
29
New Zealands path to prosperity?
54
an overview
69
6 Globalisation Indias evolving food economy and trade prospects for Australia and New Zealand
102
7 Global integration and agricultural productivity in China
131
8 Globalisation and agriculture in the ASEAN region
145
9 Agriculture development and Southeast Asian megacities
160
perspectives from the Philippines oil palm industry
175
implications for development and sustainability
194
12 Globalised agriculture development and the environment
212
reflections and future challenges
235
Index
245
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