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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 2013005984|
|Document Type:||Book, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (xi, 242 pages :) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; contents; illustrations; tables; 1 introduction: does the world face a continuous "food crisis"?; 2 famine or plenty?; 3 world agricultural trade; 4 speculation and food prices; 5 the pattern of food consumption; 6 population growth and the demand for food; 7 the production response; 8 impact of energy supply on food production and food prices; 9 climate change and world food supply; 10 the world economy and the demand for food; 11 the increasing demand for food; 12 access to food; 13 food supply policies. 14 sustainability of the world food production system15 conclusion; bibliography; index.|
A phenomenally important book. It pulls together the data to show whether or not agriculture can meet hungry populations in both the short and longer term future. -- Melanie DuPois, Professor in