Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

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Conservation and sustainable use of agricultural biodiversity can improve people’s well-being and food and nutrition security. This new series of books aims to review the current state of knowledge on agricultural biodiversity, identify gaps, synthesize lessons learned and propose future research and development actions. Issues range from conservation biology of genetic resources through social sciences to legal and policy aspects including access and benefit sharing. The books will be of interest to anyone working in biodiversity conservation research, education, communication, information management and knowledge sharing. The series is published by Earthscan/Routledge in association with Bioversity International.

The series is growing and to date lists the following titles:

More information and forthcoming titles in the Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity series can be found at the Routlege web page of the Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

Michael Halewood ( and Danny Hunter ( , both with Bioversity International, are the Series Editors and would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in proposing a title for inclusion in the series.

Community Biodiversity Management The Economics of Managing Crop Diversity On-farm Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security  Crop Wild Relatives Crop Genetic Resources as a Global Commons