The Resource The world food problem : toward ending undernutrition in the Third World, Howard D. Leathers, Phillips Foster

The world food problem : toward ending undernutrition in the Third World, Howard D. Leathers, Phillips Foster

Label
The world food problem : toward ending undernutrition in the Third World
Title
The world food problem
Title remainder
toward ending undernutrition in the Third World
Statement of responsibility
Howard D. Leathers, Phillips Foster
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
QU
Dewey number
  • 363.809172/4
  • 331
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9018.D44
LC item number
L43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The world food problem : toward ending undernutrition in the Third World, Howard D. Leathers, Phillips Foster
Publication
Note
Foster's name appears first on first and second editions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • mel
  • glg
Contents
Famines -- Malnutrition defined -- Measuring undernutrition -- Impacts of undernutrition -- Undernutrition: who, when, where? -- Economics : supply and demand -- It's not food vs. population -- Income distribution and undernutrition -- Other factors influencing demand for food -- Agricultural land and water -- Agricultural production and the environment -- Increasing yields through input intensity -- Increasing yields through new technology -- The interaction between undernutrition and health -- Philosophical approaches to undernutrition -- Policies that raise the incomes of the poor -- Policies that address the demographic causes of undernutrition -- Policies that reduce the price of food through subsidized consumption -- Policies that improve access to food : it's all about distribution (isn't it?) -- Policies that raise prices paid to farmers : direct subsidies and elimination of urban bias -- Policies that reduce the price of food by increasing supply -- World food supply and demand for the next half century: alternative scenarios
Control code
000043968475
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xiv, 433 p.
Isbn
9781588266385
Lccn
2009009739
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24447493
System control number
  • sr24447493
  • (OCoLC)317067893

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