1. 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.
  2. This publication reports on the National Multisectoral Nutrition Action Plan that was developed in Tanzania to combat malnutrition.
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 01/01/2001 It is clear from this empirical study that there have been very promising advances in the adoption and spread of sustainable agriculture. The 208 projects/initiatives show clear increases in food production over some 29 million hectares, with nearly 9 million households benefiting from increased...
  7. 01/01/2003 This book integrates many fields to help students understand the complexity of the basic science that underlies crop and food production.
  8. 01/01/2013 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...
  9. Discusses the problem of world hunger, the science and technology of food production, and the political situations that effect attempts at solutions
  10. 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...