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Feeding the forgotten poor: perspectives of an agriculturist (CD)

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Orient BlackSwan 2012Description: With Book At Acc. No. 176449.Subject(s): Agriculture - Economic aspectsDDC classification: D002010 Summary: Feeding the Forgotten Poor is an autobiography in which personal reminiscences serve as a vehicle for voicing concern for the disprivileged. It takes up large issues and draws attention to orphan crops and hidden hunger. Noting that more than one billion of the world?s seven billion people go hungry or are malnourished, the book critically examines the political, economic and environmental issues to which contemporary agriculture is closely tied tariffs and farm subsidies, water pollution, biofuels, the prospects and problems of genetically modified organisms, the growing backlash against mechanised agriculture and increasing support for sustainable practices. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4558-8)
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Feeding the Forgotten Poor is an autobiography in which personal reminiscences serve as a vehicle for voicing concern for the disprivileged. It takes up large issues and draws attention to orphan crops and hidden hunger. Noting that more than one billion of the world?s seven billion people go hungry or are malnourished, the book critically examines the political, economic and environmental issues to which contemporary agriculture is closely tied tariffs and farm subsidies, water pollution, biofuels, the prospects and problems of genetically modified organisms, the growing backlash against mechanised agriculture and increasing support for sustainable practices. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4558-8)

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