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  1. If you want to explore the basic facts regarding the wide-spread pollution of the Earth and our food supply, you will want to read the book from cover to cover.  
  2. This book is about food security in low-income countries. It evaluates food systems by asking how adequately they are feeding the whole population on a reliable, sustainable and non-dependent basis.  
  3. Although hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation are rampant in the developing world,and although the world population continues to grow, many people have developed a dangerous sense of complacency about the current and future of food, agriculture, and the environmental situation. This...  
  4. This paper provides an overview of innovative options for developing and using water for food production in sub-Saharan Africa in light of the growing scarcity and competition for wat er resources. These options include rainwater harvesting, selective development of wetlands for agriculture,...  
  5. How human demands are outstripping the earth's capacitiesand what we need to do about it.Ever since 9/11, many have considered al Queda to be the leading threat to global security, but falling water tables in countries that contain more than half the world's people and rising temperatures...  
  6. The main findings of this study support the hypothesis that village chicken production forms the basis for transforming the rural poultry sector from subsistence to a more economically productive base. This study also highlights the importance of information systems, which include data management...  
  7. 1995-01-01 Reviewed by Kristin Davis In the first half of this manual, the authors cover a history of sustainable agriculture methods, organic food production, methods of composting, bio-intensive gardening and no-till gardening. There is also a brief section on methods of natural insect control. Somewhat...  
  8. 1996-01-01 A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute to identify solutions for meeting future world food needs whild reducing povery and protecting the environment. This booklet is designed to present the message of the 2020...  
  9. Key Resource 2001-01-01 This book is about global hunger, and our backyard garden. It looks at the opportunities that the future holds for people facing hunger all over the world, with these objectives: 1. To create an awareness that there is a world of potential beyond tomatoes and green beans. 2. To note what some of...  
  10. 2006-01-20 An expanding world population and the urgency of eradicating hunger and malnutrition call for determined policies and effective actions to ensure sustainable growth in agricultural productivity and production. Assured access to nutritionally adequate and safe food is essential for individual...