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One billion hungry: can we feed the world?

By: Conway, Gordon.
Contributor(s): Wilson, Katy.
Publisher: Ithaca, New York Comstock Publishing Associates 2012Description: xvii, 439 p.ISBN: 9780801478024.Subject(s): Economics | Agricultural innovations - Developing countries | Green Revolution - Developing countries | Food supply - Developing countries | Food security - Developing countriesDDC classification: 338.16091724 Summary: Hunger is a daily reality for a billion people. More than six decades after the technological discoveries that led to the Green Revolution aimed at ending world hunger, regular food shortages, malnutrition, and poverty still plague vast swaths of the world. And with increasing food prices, climate change, resource inequality, and an ever-increasing global population, the future holds further challenges.
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Foreword by Rajiv Shah and published with the support of Agriculture for Impact, Imperial College, London.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Hunger is a daily reality for a billion people. More than six decades after the technological discoveries that led to the Green Revolution aimed at ending world hunger, regular food shortages, malnutrition, and poverty still plague vast swaths of the world. And with increasing food prices, climate change, resource inequality, and an ever-increasing global population, the future holds further challenges.

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