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Title Creating sustainable bioeconomies : the bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa / edited by Ivar Virgin and Jane Morris
Published New York : Routledge, 2017
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Contents Introduction: why this book? -- Foreword / Joachim von Braun, Chair of the German Government's Bioeconomy Council -- Background and overview of the book / E Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK, Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute -- Benefits and challenges of a new knowledge based bioeconomy / Ivar Virgin, Matthew Fielding, Melinda Fones Sundell, Holger Hoff and Jakob Granit Stockholm Environment Institute -- The gene revolution : what can and can't be done with modern biosciences? / E. Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK -- Section 2: Towards sustainable food security -- The European perspective : the case for a highly productive and innovative agriculture in Europe / Harald von Witzke, Humboldt University of Berlin, Steffen Noleppa, Humboldt Forum for Food and Agriculture -- The African perspective : new biosciences making african agriculture more productive and resilient / Jennifer A. Thomson, University of Cape Town, South Africa -- Europe and Africa: addressing the food security challenges / Philipp Aerni, Isabelle Schluep Campo, University of Zurich, Ruth K. Oniango, African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development -- Towards resource efficient economies broadening the base of agriculture -- The European perspective : potential of crop biosciences to support resource-use efficiency, climate change mitigation and adaptation in European agriculture / Olle Olsson1, Torbjörn Fagerström, Jens Sundström, Thomas Kätterer and Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences -- The European perspective. a renewable resource base for the European chemical industry : getting to a European bioeconomy / Sten Stymne, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences -- The African perspective : using the new biosciences to support the African development agenda / E Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK, Corinda Erasmus, STEPS Science Training, South Africa -- Martha M O'Kennedy, Csir, South Africa -- The African perspective : developing an African bio-resource based industry: the case for Cassava / Yona Baguma, Ephraim Nuwamanya, NARO, Uganda, Chrissie Rey, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa -- Europe and Africa : biofuels for sustainable energy and mobility in the EU and Africa / Francis X. Johnson, SEI and Yacob Mulugetta, University College London -- Broadening the bioscience innovation agenda -- The potential of biosciences for agricultural improvement in Africa and Europe : looking forward to 2050 / Denis J Murphy, University of South Wales, UK -- The need for international bioscience collaboration and a shared agenda / John Komen, bioscience policy advisor, The Netherlands, Julius Ecuru, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Uganda -- The social and economic challenges for a bioeconomy / Richard Smart, Technische Universität München, Germany, Justus Wesseler, Wageningen University, The Netherland -- Two decades of European-African bioscience collaboration : from bio-earn to bio-innovate / Ivar Virgin, SEI and Allan Liavoga, ILRI BioInnovate coordinator -- Transitions to a modern bioeconomy : analysis of policies -- European strategies and policies getting towards a bioeconomy / Dirk Carrez, Clever Consult, Belgium -- Getting towards an african bioeconomy / Julius Ecuru, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology -- Intellectual property challenges for a bioeconomy / Rosemary Wolson, CSIR, South Africa -- Europe and Africa: how European policies influence bioscience adoption in Africa / John Komen, Bioscience policy advisor, The Netherlands -- Way forward-progressing towards European and African bioeconomies -- Conclusions and key messages / Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute, E Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK
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Subject Biotechnology -- Economic aspects
Food supply -- Africa.
Food supply -- Europe
Renewable energy sources -- Africa
Renewable energy sources -- Europe
Sustainable agriculture -- Africa
Sustainable agriculture -- Europe
Sustainable development -- Africa
Sustainable development -- Europe
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Biotechnology -- Economic aspects.
Food supply.
Renewable energy sources.
Sustainable agriculture.
Sustainable development.
Form Electronic book
Author Morris, Jane (Independent life science consultant), editor.
Virgin, Ivar, editor.
ISBN 1315745186