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Title Environmental Resilience and Food Law : Agrobiodiversity and Agroecology / edited by Gabriela Steier and Alberto Giulio Cianci
Published New York, NY : CRC Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (207 p.)
Series Advances in Agroecology
Advances in agroecology
Contents Local agricultural knowledge and climate change / Michael Blakeney -- Agrobiodiversity, agroecology and private law / Alberto G. Cianci -- Rights-based international agroecological law / Gabriela Steier -- Regulatory options for food waste minimisation / Michael Blakeney -- Indigenous peoples and agrobiodiversity in Africa / Rosemary E. Agbor and Wele Elangwe -- Inclusive participation of persons with disabilities in aspects of agroecology and agrobiodiversity / Ivan K. Mugabi -- A special look at olives / Alex Cherry -- South Asian perspectives of food and law in agroecology and agrobiodiversity / Sumit Saurav -- Agrobiodiversity loss and the construction of regulatory frameworks for crop germplasm / Susannah Chapman and Paul Heald
Summary Agrobiodiversity and agroecology go hand-in-hand in promoting environmental resilience in international food systems as well as climate change resilient food policy. This book contextualizes how various legal frameworks address agrobiodiversity and agroecology around the globe and makes it accessible for audiences of students, practitioners, educators, and scholars. Some chapters focus on the legal regulation of agroecology from a food law perspective. Others are geared toward providing regulators, lawmakers and attorneys with the scientific and policy background of those concepts, so that they are equipped in the field of food law in everyday practice and policy. Climate change dimensions of the issues are woven throughout the book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Dr. iur. Gabriela Steier, LL.M., Esq. is a lawyer, scholar and educator focusing on food law and policy, in the US and the EU. She has published various books and articles about international food regulation, farm animal welfare, GMOs, food integrity, and sustainable agriculture. She teaches at Northeastern University in Boston, at the Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, and at the University of Perugia in Italy. She holds an LL.M. in Food and Agriculture Law from the Vermont Law School, a Doctorate in Comparative Law from the University of Cologne in Germany, a Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University. Gabriela lives in Boston and can be contacted at Avv. Prof. Alberto Giulio Cianci is Associate Professor of Private Law institutions and Advertising and Consumer Protection in the University of Perugia, Italy. He published four books on Private law and personal freedom (Diritto privato e libertà costituzionali, I, Libertà personale, Napoli, 2016), on Advertising and consumer contracts (Comunicazione pubblicitaria e contratti del consumatore, Milano, 2013), on Private law legal capacity of foreigners (Soggetto straniero e attività negoziale, Milano, 2007) and on Domestic violence law (Gli ordini di protezione familiare, Milano, 2005), and many essays on other topics of Private law. In 2016 he qualified as Full Professor of Private law. He practices as an attorney in Rome. His contact email is
Title from digital title page (viewed on September 22, 2019)
Subject Agrobiodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation
Food law and legislation
Sustainable agriculture -- Law and legislation
Agrobiodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation.
Food law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
Author Cianci, Alberto Giulio
Steier, Gabriela
ISBN 0429443358