Category: New Acquisitions

New book in the library: Handbook of land and water grabs in Africa: foreign direct investment and food and water security

Edited by Tony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo and Jeroen Warner According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused...

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New book in the library : The genome generation

The genome generation Elizabeth Finkel ISBN: 978-0522856477 Melbourne University Press xiv, 274 pages The year 2001 marked the moment when scientists first read the 3 billion letters of DNA that make up the human genome. This breakthrough begged questions such as What have we learned about evolution?...

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