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Six billion and counting : population growth and food security in the 21st century

Author: Klaus M Leisinger; Karin Schmitt; Rajul Pandya-Lorch
Publisher: Washington, DC : International Food Policy Research Institute, ©2002.
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Leisinger, Klaus M.
Six billion and counting.
Washington, DC : International Food Policy Research Institute, ©2002
(OCoLC)647010139
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus M Leisinger; Karin Schmitt; Rajul Pandya-Lorch
ISBN: 0896297055 9780896297050
OCLC Number: 47216283
Description: xiii, 155 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Per Pinstrup-Andersen --
Preface / Klaus M. Leisinger, Karin M. Schmitt and Rajul Pandya-Lorch --
Ch. 1. Six Billion and Counting --
Ch. 2. From Population Theory to Reality --
Ch. 3. Social and Economic Impacts of Rapid Population Growth --
Ch. 4. Pressures on Natural Systems --
Ch. 5. Assuring Food Security for a Growing Population --
Ch. 6. Population and Sociocultural Norms in Traditional Societies --
Ch. 7. Prerequisites for Responsible Population Policies --
Ch. 8. The Battle for a Better Future.
Responsibility: Klaus M. Leisinger, Karin Schmitt, and Rajul Pandya-Lorch.
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