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  1. Farmers in many parts of the world, because of human population growth, have little choice but to crop their land continuously, with scarce resources to replace nutrients withdrawn by each successive crop. Crop residues are often lost as a source of organic matter and mulch, usually through...  
  2. This collection of farmer training materials was originally developed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank and African Conservation Tillage Network staff to support agricultural training projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors encourage agriculture development practitioners to submit ideas or requests...  
  3. Feast or Famine explores virtually every aspect of food production from the farm to the table, and untangles the rhetoric that surrounds agricultural ecology, agribusiness, and the hob-goblin of tax-supported subsidies.  
  4. In this completely revised and updated edition of the most authoritative book on world hunger, three of our foremost experts on food and agriculture expose and explode the myths that prevent us from effectively addressing the problem. Drawing on and distilling the extensive research of the...  
  5. The Hunger Project papers. Established in 1977 its purpose is to establish a global context of individual will and commitment for ending hunger on our planet by the end of the century.  
  6. This publication reports on the National Multisectoral Nutrition Action Plan that was developed in Tanzania to combat malnutrition.  
  7. In many countries, prolonged conflicts result in food emergencies that recur over years or even decades. Initial humanitarian relief efforts are rarely replaced by programs that offer a longer-term perspective on food security. This book provides examples of opportunities to bridge the gap...  
  8. By 2050, the world population is expected to reach nine billion. And the challenge of feeding this rapidly growing population is being made greater by climate change, which will increasingly wreak havoc on the way we produce our food. At the same time, we have lost touch with the soil—few of us...  
  9. 2013-01-01 What is hunger? How widespread is hunger? What is the number and percentage of undernourished persons worldwide? In which regions do most undernourished persons live? Which nations are most severely affected? How many calories does a person need per year? How should those calories be divided...  
  10. This report provides a summary of the most recent results from IFPRI projections of the future world food situation. If then identifies and discusses six recent developments and emerging issues that will influence the prespects for global food security. The first of these issues is the nutrition...