9780520232631

Food's Frontier - The Next Green Revolution

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780520232631

  • ISBN10:

    0520232631

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-10-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $26.95 Save up to $2.69
  • Rent Book $24.26
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Food's Frontier describes the work of researchers in third world and indigenous countries to document the success of sustainable traditional agriculture and expand its benefits, in contrast to the damage done by the Green Revolution's dependence on chemical pesticides and fertilizers .

Author Biography

Richard Manning is an environmental journalist and author His reporting has received the Audubon Society Journalism Award, the R. J. Margolis Award, and three C. B. Blethen Awards

Table of Contents

The Seed The Case for a Second Green Revolution
3(19)
An Island in Africa Global Methods, Local Choices [Ethiopia]
22(18)
How Things Fall Apart When Politics Pushes People Against Nature's Limits [Zimbabwe]
40(20)
To Work in Peace Visionaries in Violent Times [Uganda]
60(19)
From Basket Case to Bread Basket When Biotechnology Has a Brain Trust [India]
79(16)
The Critical Mass The Fate of Farming in an Industrializing World [Nanjing, China]
95

Rewards Program

Write a Review