Biodiversity and Agriculture: Implications for Conservation and Development, Volumes 23-321

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World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 26 pages
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This report focuses on the policy issues that East Asia must address in maintaining macroeconomic stability and rapid growth while receiving substantial foreign capital inflows. These issues include: *Maintaining macroeconomic stability in a complex policy environment while continuing to attract beneficial capital flows *Managing the diverse microeconomic impacts of the growing variety of market instruments *Matching the development of domestic capital and financial markets with the demands imposed by the foreign flows *Increasing the availability of necessary information to officials and investors to make capital markets function effectively.

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Page 5 - Chang. TT 1984. Conservation of rice genetic resources: luxury or necessity? Science 224:251-256;
Page 3 - biodiversity in habitats transformed by humans, such as farmland, rangeland, and forests exploited for lumber and non-timber forest products.
Page 5 - conservation toward the year 2000: potential for new crops and enhancement of present crops. In: Yeatman, CW,
Page 9 - Chang. TT 1994. The biodiversity crisis in Asian crop production and remedial measures. In: Peng.
Page 3 - Partap. 1993. Folk agronomy in the Himalayas: implications for agricultural research and extension.
Page 26 - global genetic resources are not static. They constitute a living, changing, diverse system that can best benefit humankind when thoughtfully managed.
Page 4 - R. Nayar. 1984. Wild Relatives of Crop Plants in India. New Delhi: National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources;
Page 26 - Sound management practices can ensure that the "capital" derived from this endowment will not be squandered
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