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Author Conway, Gordon.
Title One billion hungry : can we feed the world? / Gordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah.
Publisher Ithaca, N.Y. : Comstock Pub. Associates, 2012.
 Book Stacks  S494.5.I5 C663 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 439 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note "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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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?.
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 increased food production, environmental stability, and poverty reduction necessary to end endemic hunger on our planet."--Publisher's website.
ISBN 9780801451331 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801451337 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801478024 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801478022 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subject Agricultural innovations -- Developing countries.
Green Revolution -- Developing countries.
Food supply -- Developing countries.
Food security -- Developing countries.
Alt Author Wilson, Katy.
Conway, Gordon. Doubly green revolution.

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