skip to content
One billion hungry : can we feed the world? Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

One billion hungry : can we feed the world?

Author: Gordon Conway; Katy Wilson
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Comstock Pub. Associates, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"In One Billion Hungry, Sir Gordon Conway, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs, explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security. He expands the discussion begun in his influential The Doubly Green Revolution: Food for All in the Twenty-First Century, emphasizing the essential combination of  Read more...
You are not connected to the Shoen Library network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Off-Campus Access
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Conway; Katy Wilson
ISBN: 9780801451331 0801451337 9780801478024 0801478022
OCLC Number: 785722038
Notes: "Published with the support of Agriculture for Impact, Imperial College, London."
Rev. ed. of: : The doubly green revolution : food for all in the twenty-first century / Gordon Conway.
Description: xvii, 439 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acute and chronic crises --
What is hunger? --
The Green Revolution --
The political economy of food security --
A doubly green revolution --
Sustainable intensification --
Appropriate technology --
Creating markets --
Designer crops --
The livestock revolution --
Farmers as innovators --
Controlling pests --
Rooted in the soil --
Sustained by water --
Adapting to climate change --
Reducing greenhouse gases --
Conclusion : can we feed the world?.
Responsibility: Gordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah.

Abstract:

"In One Billion Hungry, Sir Gordon Conway, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs, explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security. He expands the discussion begun in his influential The Doubly Green Revolution: Food for All in the Twenty-First Century, emphasizing the essential combination of increased food production, environmental stability, and poverty reduction necessary to end endemic hunger on our planet."--Back cover.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.