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Environmental Challenges and Solutions

Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

Editors: Laladhas, K.P., Nilayangod, Preetha, V. Oommen, Oommen (Eds.)

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  • Provides tools for practitioners and policy makers on conservation and management issues 
  • Focuses on topics such as green growth, poverty reduction using natural capital, food security, biodiversity governance and sharing of benefits of conservation and access equitably 
  • Aims to bring out best practises to strengthen the effectiveness of biodiversity governance at different levels for a sustainable future
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Divided into three sections, this book explores the three main pillars of sustainable development, namely economy, environment and society, and their interlinkages at the regional level. The first section, Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) for sustainable development, focuses on international agreements and national legislation, as well as the challenges in implementing ABS in e.g. India. In turn, the second section examines the process of forming Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) at the Local Self Government (LSG) level to promote environmental sustainability, highlighting local and community-level conservation initiatives that have led to the conservation of habitats and species. 

The third section addresses poverty eradication and food security. The case studies included demonstrate how the combination of traditional knowledge and modern techniques can enhance the productivity of traditional crop varieties, yielding greater benefits for communities. 

The aim of this volume is to disseminate the lessons learned from these case studies, as well as the findings from projects already in place, which can offer recommendations that can be applied to similar problems elsewhere in an attempt to find environmental solutions for sustainable development. Further, it introduces readers to new approaches to inclusive development, demonstrating that participation and grass root empowerment are key drivers of equitable and sustainable development.

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“This book explores the interrelationship between biodiversity and sustainable development through the perspective of access and benefit sharing, biodiversity governance, and sustainable livelihood. … The book has many illustrations (nine half tone and 45 coloured), and in general is suitable for researchers and policy makers wishing to understand how international and national agreements relate to issues in their own lives, and the relevance of grassroot initiatives and bottom-up solutions for sustainable development.” (Rajani Srivastava, Biodiversity and Conservation, Vol. 27 (14), December, 2018)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)
  • International and National Framework on Access and Benefit Sharing

    Pages 3-15

    Kumar, Ashwani (et al.)

  • Access and Benefit Sharing Mechanism under the Multilateral System of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

    Pages 17-29

    Brahmi, Pratibha (et al.)

  • Contributions of the Corporate Sector to Sustainable Development

    Pages 31-78

    Arkalgud, Ramakrishna

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit Sharing in India: A Critical Analysis

    Pages 79-86

    Ghosh, A. K.

  • Access and Benefit Sharing in India: Challenges Ahead

    Pages 87-96

    Varma, R. V.

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eBook 107,09 €
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-42161-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-82514-4
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
Editors
  • K.P. Laladhas
  • Preetha Nilayangod
  • Oommen V. Oommen
Series Title
Environmental Challenges and Solutions
Series Volume
3
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-42162-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-42162-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-42161-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82514-4
Series ISSN
2214-2827
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 322
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 45 illustrations in colour
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