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The Resource One billion hungry : can we feed the world?, Gordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah

One billion hungry : can we feed the world?, Gordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah

Label
One billion hungry : can we feed the world?
Title
One billion hungry
Title remainder
can we feed the world?
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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."--Back cover
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Conway, Gordon
Dewey number
338.1/6091724
Index
index present
LC call number
S494.5.I5
LC item number
C663 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilson, Katy
  • Conway, Gordon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agricultural innovations
  • Green Revolution
  • Food supply
  • Food security
Label
One billion hungry : can we feed the world?, Gordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah
Instantiates
Publication
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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?
Control code
785722038
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 439 pages
Isbn
9780801451331
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012014403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)785722038
Label
One billion hungry : can we feed the world?, Gordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah
Publication
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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?
Control code
785722038
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 439 pages
Isbn
9780801451331
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012014403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)785722038

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