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Sustainable development: a challenge for agriculture



Sustainable development: a challenge for agriculture



People and environment: 31-68



The chapter addresses the central issue of sustainability, pointing out its various facets and demonstrating that the term implies different outcomes from different perspectives. The problems of conventional agriculture (designed on a science-based paradigm of environmental manipulation, agribusiness and market forces) is contrasted with the broader perspectives of environmental protection, stewardship of the land and low external-input models of agriculture.

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