Bioeconomy and Sustainable Development of Tropical Asia

ISBN Number : 978-93-5299-802-9

Library Price : Rs.2295

Library Dollar Price : 92$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2019

No. Of Pages : 138

Book Weight :344

About The Book

A bioeconomy can contribute to sustainable yield increase, investments in agriculture, improved food and nutrition security. Bioenergy improves access to modern energy services and reduce the use of fossil fuels in particular in the transport sector. Use of sewage water to produce bioenergy and bio-based materials. More jobs and additional income – contributing to local economy, and to export value added bio-based products. Industrial technologies as growth factor for bio-based industry and stimulator of innovations. Linking rural areas to urban centers through bio-based products and bioenergy for urban consumption. Sustainable buildings with bio-based materials. Use of biomass to produce goods reduces the use of fossil-based products and related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Blue bioeconomy: better use of the marine fauna (fish) and flora (algae) for high value bioproducts such as food/feed, cosmetics and bio-pharma. Enhanced value of biodiversity as a bioeconomy asset. Promote sustainable natural resources management, halt and reverse land degradation. This book describes all these aspects of sustainable development including poverty elimination technologies of beekeeping and lakh production in southeast Asia countries.

 

Contents -

Introduction
1. Bioenergy Security
2. Food Security
3. Bioplastics from Biomass
4. Marine Biotechnology
5. Industrial Biotechnology: "White Technology"
6. Synthetic Biology
7. Synthetic Chemicals for Sustainable Development
8. Technologies for Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development of Villagers
9. Impact of Social Change on Bioeconomy
10. References

About The Author

Dr. D.K. Belsare, M. Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc. F.N.A.Sc., F.Z.S.I is the Former Professor of Bioscience, Barkatullah University Bhopal. He was post-doctoral fellow in Baylor College of Medicine Houston, UNEP Fellow, National Academy Science Fellow, Zoological Society Fellow, Advisory Member for Apipol Company Krakow Poland, Director Environmental Planning & Coordination Organization, Bhopal, Advisor Disaster Management Institute, Bhopal, Member Technical Committee, Fish Culture Center of CIFE at Powarkheda, Member of Technical Committee on Wildlife Madhya Pradesh etc and was teaching post-graduate classes for 30 years, He published more than 160 papers in scientific journals. He has written books on (i) Tropical Fish farming, (ii) Introduction to Biodiversity, (iii) Hydrology and Hydrobiology of Rivers & Streams of Indian Subcontinent, (iv) Bee-keeping for Livelihoods and Health, (v) Vanishing Roar of Bengal Tigers and contributed chapters in many books.

He traveled in European Countries, Malayasia and U.S.A. and attended nearly 170 symposia, conferences and seminars at National and International level.

For his distinguished scientific contributions, he was awarded University Gold Medal, Zoological, Society Gold Medal, 20th Century Gold Medal, Zoological Conference Gold Medal, and Best Senior Indian Scientist Gold Medal. His life time research is mainly focused on hormones, aquaculture, water management, wildlife biology and management and biodiversity conservation.

Dr. Mrs. Shashikala D. Belsare, M.Sc., Ph.D. is the former Professor of Biochemistry and Head of the Department of Bioscience, Barkatullah University, Bhopal. She received Life-time Research Award and Gold Medal for her outstanding research on drugs and environmental chemicals at the hands of Dr. Mrs Saxena, General Secretary, Indian Science Congress in 2016 at Chennai. Dr. Belsare did her research in Baylor College of Medicine and M.D. Anderson Institute Houston (Texas U.S.A.), Pharmacy Department of Nagpur University, Technical University Dresden (Germany) and Bioscience Department of Barkatullah University, Bhopal. She also won several awards for her research in the past, like Globally reputed Vijay Ratan Award for excellence in science & technology & lifetime achievement in economic growth & national integration 2005, Global Glory Gold Medal Institute of National Integration New Delhi 2005, 20th Century Gold Medal & Eminent Scientist Award during National Conference on "Vision 21st Century" held on 28-31st December 2002, organized by Bangalore University, Bangalore (Karnataka).

*Award for best plenary lecture delivered at All India Symposium on Recent Trends in Life Science organized by Amravati University, Amravati (Maharashtra) on 16-19 November 2002. She held several positions like Dean of Life Science Faculty Barkatullah University, Rawatpura Sarkar University Gwalior and Member of UGC Committee and UPSC Delhi.

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Singh, M.Sc., D.F.Sc., Ph.D. (Israel), FZSI, FIAES, F.S.L.Sc, FIASN, F.N.A.Sc, FIFSI is consultant of the World Bank of UNIFAO, Bangaladesh and Nigeria. And has expertise in Shrimp Farming and Hatchery Management Fish Nutrition and Diseses and ornamental in fisher, pal culture.

He has published more than 175 research papers and authored 37 book chapters and attended nearly 200 Symposia, Conferences and Seminars at National and International. For his distinguished scientific contributions, he was awarded Gold Medal, Zoological, Society, Indian Academy of Environmental Science, Indian Academy of Science & Nature. (FOREIGN SECRETARY, ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA).

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