Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty years as well as incorporating the vast literature that has been generated on coffee agroecosystems from around the world.
The book uses an integrated approach that weaves together various lines of research to understand the ecology of a very diverse tropical agroforestry system. Key concepts explored include biodiversity patterns, metapopulation dynamics and ecological networks. These are all set in a socioeconomic and political framework which relates them to the realities of farmers' livelihoods.
The authors provide a novel synthesis that will generate new understanding and can be applied to other examples of sustainable agriculture and food production. This synthesis also explains the ecosystem services provided by the approach, including the economic, fair trade and political aspects surrounding this all-important global commodity.
In this book Antonio G. Wells introduces a new kind of "cream" to the world that blends perfectly with that morning cup of coffee. Antonio looks at the simple things in life and reveals to the readers that in all that we see and do, if we look closely, we are able to see the creative power of Christ - after reading this book you will see along with Antonio that: ChRiSt RuLeS eVeRyThInG aRoUnD mE!!
Nearly a quarter-century after her death, Agatha Christie remains the most popular mystery writer of all time. Now, in a celebrated publishing event, fans and newcomers alike are treated to another Christie novel. Created in 1930 as a stage play and faithfully adapted by Charles Osborne, "Black Coffee" brings back beloved detective Hercule Poirot to exercise his "little grey cells" one more deliciously deductive time...
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