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Author Virgin, Ivar

Title Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies : the bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa
Published Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (267 pages)
Series Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics
Routledge studies in ecological economics.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Foreword; Preface; Part I Introduction: Why this book?; 1 Background and overview of the book; 2 Benefits and challenges of a new knowledge-based bioeconomy; 3 The gene revolution: what can and can't be done with; Part II Towards sustainable food security; 4 A European perspective: the case for a highly productive and innovative agriculture in Europe; 5 An African perspective: new biosciences making African agriculture more productive and resilient
6 Europe and Africa: addressing the food security challengesPart III Towards resource-efficient economies: broadening the base of agriculture; 7 A European perspective: potential of crop biosciences to support resource-use efficiency, climate change mitigation and adaptation in European agriculture; 8 A European perspective: a renewable resource base for the European chemical industry -- getting to a European bioeconomy; 9 An African perspective: using the new biosciences to support the African development agenda
10 An African perspective: developing an African bioresource-based industry -- the case for cassava11 Europe and Africa: biofuels for sustainable energy and mobility in the EU and Africa; Part IV Broadening the bioscience innovation agenda; 12 The potential of biosciences for agricultural improvement in Africa and Europe: looking forward to 2050; 13 The need for international bioscience collaboration and a shared agenda; 14 The social and economic challenges for a bioeconomy; 15 Two decades of European-African bioscience collaboration: from BIO-EARN to Bio-Innovate
Part V Transitions to a modern bioeconomy: analysis of policies16 European strategies and policies getting towards a bioeconomy; 17 Getting towards an African bioeconomy; 18 Intellectual property challenges for a bioeconomy; 19 Europe and Africa: how European policies influence bioscience adoption in Africa; Part VI Way forward: progressing towards European and African bioeconomies; 20 Conclusions and key messages; Index
Notes Print version record
Form Electronic book
Author Morris, E. Jane
ISBN 9781317594413