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One Billion Hungry Can We Feed the World?

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ISBN-10: 0801478022

ISBN-13: 9780801478024

Edition: 2012

Authors: Gordon Conway, Katy Wilson, Rajiv Shah

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Hunger is a daily reality for a billion people. More than six decades after the technological discoveries that led to the Green Revolution aimed at ending world hunger, regular food shortages, malnutrition, and poverty still plague vast swaths of the world. And with increasing food prices, climate change, resource inequality, and an ever-increasing global population, the future holds further challenges.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…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 10/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Sir Gordon Conway is Professor of International Development at Imperial College, London. He is the author of The Doubly Green Revolution: Food for All in the Twenty-First Century and One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World? (both from Cornell) and coauthor of Science and Innovation for Development .

Rajiv Shah is the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).