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The world food problem : a report of the President's Science Advisory Committee.

Author: United States. President's Science Advisory Committee. Panel on the World Food Supply.
Publisher: Washington : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fulltext
Government Publications, Federal
Internet Resources
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
United States. Panel on the World Food Supply.
World food problem
(OCoLC)622478211
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United States. President's Science Advisory Committee. Panel on the World Food Supply.
OCLC Number: 6315870
Notes: "May 1967"--Vol. 1 & 2.
"Sept. 1967--Vol. 3.
U.S.G.P.O. sales statement incorrect in publication.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Volume I. Report of the panel on the world food supply --
The assignment --
The panel's approach --
Principal findings and conclusions --
Recommendations --
Background for crisis --
The need for food --
Trends in trade in agricultural products --
Food supply, agriculture, and economic development --
Technical and resource opportunities --
Research and education --
The role of privte enterprise --
Some newer technologies and their application to food problems --
Economic implications --
Organizing for the task. Volume II. Report of the panel on the world food supply --
Population and Nutritional demands --
Projected trends of trade in agricultural products --
Intensification of plant production --
Intensification of animal production --
Increasing high quality protein --
Manufactured physical and biological inputs --
Water and land --
Tropical soils and climates --
Production incentives for farmers --
Marketing, processing, and distribution of food products --
Transportation --
Research and education --
Economic implications --
Evaluation of population and food production problems of India --
Index. Volume III. Report of the panel on the world food supply --Variations in body weights among different populations --
Distribution of food supplies by level of income --
Energetics of world food production --
Manufactured physical and biological inputs --
Education for agriculture in India --
United States Department of Agriculture participation in international technical assistance --
Private foundation programs relating to the world food supply --
United States industrial involvement in research and development abroad --
Survey of agricultural research and training in selected countries of Latin america, Africa, and Asia.

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