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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.
Africa.
Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Morris, Jane (Independent life science consultant), editor.
Virgin, Ivar, editor.
ISBN 1315745186
131759441X
9781315745183
9781317594413