Food's Frontier - The Next Green Revolution

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

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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
An Island in Africa Global Methods, Local Choices [Ethiopia]
How Things Fall Apart When Politics Pushes People Against Nature's Limits [Zimbabwe]
To Work in Peace Visionaries in Violent Times [Uganda]
From Basket Case to Bread Basket When Biotechnology Has a Brain Trust [India]
The Critical Mass The Fate of Farming in an Industrializing World [Nanjing, China]

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