The Handbook of Global Agricultural Markets

Editor/Author Nijs, Luc
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $120.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $180.00
ISBN: 978-1-349-45383-2
Category: Agriculture, Aquaculture & Food Sciences
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
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This book is a one-stop reference for practitioners and academics in finance, business and economics, providing a holistic reference to the international agriculture business. It takes a multidisciplinary approach, looking at the issues, opportunities and investable themes in the global agricultural space, combining research and practical tools.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 The Investible Agricultural Space
  • 3 Climate Change and Agriculture
  • 4 Agricultural Risk Management and (Crop) Insurance
  • 5 Biofuels and Agriculture
  • 6 Biofuels and the Sustainability Conundrum
  • 7 Financing the Agricultural Firm
  • 8 Farmland I: An Investible Asset Class?
  • 9 Farmland II: Capita Selecta
  • 10 Farmland III: Land-Expectation Value and Timberland Valuation
  • 11 Advanced Technologies and Agriculture: Genomics, Nanotechnology, and Beyond
  • 12 Challenges in Agricultural Production and Natural-Resources Management
  • 13 Sustainability of Agricultural Productivity Growth
  • 14 Commodities I: Derivative Markets
  • 15 Commodities II: Trading Agricultural Commodities
  • 16 Commodities III: Speculation on (Agricultural) Commodity Derivatives and Financialization of Commodity-Price Formation
  • 17 The Global Water Challenge
  • 18 Future Agricultural Dynamics