Thursday, March 24, 2011

New Book on the Global Food Crisis

The Worldwatch Institute has dedicated its 2011 State of the World edition, Innovations that Nourish the Planet, to the global food crisis.

Some of the chapters include the following:

* Moving ecoagriculture into the mainstream

* The nutritional and economic potential of vegetables

* Africa's soil fertility crisis and the coming famine

* Feeding the cities

* Harnessing the knowledge and skills of women farmers

* A roap map for nourishing the planet

Danielle Nierenberg & Brian Halweil; Linda Starke, ed., 2011 State of the World: Innovations that Nourish the Planet is available in the Reference Area at HC59 .S734 2011.

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