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Combating hunger and achieving food security

Author: M S Swaminathan
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Discusses the major causes of chronic and hidden hunger and emphasizes on the need to redesign farming system to increase food production"--
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Swaminathan, M.S. (Monkombu Sambasivan).
Combating hunger and achieving food security
(DLC) 2015011472
(OCoLC)906447602
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M S Swaminathan
ISBN: 9781316389485 1316389480 9781316675267 1316675262 9781316674901 1316674908
OCLC Number: 934451310
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 167 pages)
Contents: Genesis and growth of the yield revolution in wheat --
Our agircultural heritage --
Shaping our agicultural destiny --
Thrust on farm revival --
Nutir-farm movement --
Nutrition-sensitive agriculture --
Food losses and food waste --
Rice in zero hunger challenge --
Monsoon management --
Importance of ecological conservation --
Caring for ecology and heritage --
Conserving biodiversity --
Overcoming hidden hunger through aquaculture --
Biofuels - the way to go --
Food sescurity --
Vigilance for sustainable food security --
Food securit and social protection --
Food security and its role --
Sustaining the livestock revolution --
Challenges in the year of science --
Agirculture and humanism --
Fostering the science of science communication --
Olympic move for saving children --
Youth: the agents of change --
Role of women in agricultural production --
Know-how to do-how --
From Bengal famine to right to food --
Financial institutions and fighting food inflation --
Public good research in agriculture --
The future of Indian agriculture.
Responsibility: M.S. Swaminathan.

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"Discusses the major causes of chronic and hidden hunger and emphasizes on the need to redesign farming system to increase food production"--

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