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Feeding a World Population of More Than Eight Billion People: A Challenge to Science

J. C. Waterlow, D. G. Armstrong, Leslie Fowden, and Ralph Riley

Abstract

Since the 1960s, breakthroughs in agriculture have made it possible to satisfy the world's increasing requirements for food. Can this trend continue over the next thirty years when the world population is projected to exceed eight billion? This book takes a critical look at the immediate challenges for feeding the population just a generation from now. Based on the 10th International Symposium sponsored by the Nutrition Committee and the Trustees of the Rank Prize Funds, the volume examines the full range of related issues, from food economics to resource allocation and crop yields. Beginning ... More

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Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195113129
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195113129.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. C. Waterlow, editor

D. G. Armstrong, editor

Leslie Fowden, editor

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