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The Resource State of the world, Innovations that nourish the planet : a Worldwatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor

State of the world, Innovations that nourish the planet : a Worldwatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor

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State of the world, Innovations that nourish the planet : a Worldwatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society
Title
State of the world
Title part
Innovations that nourish the planet : a Worldwatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society
Statement of responsibility
Linda Starke, editor
Title variation
  • State of the world, 2011
  • Innovations that nourish the planet
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"State of the World 2011 ... assesses the state of agricultural innovations--from cropping methods to irrigation technology to agricultural policy--with an emphasis on sustainability, diversity, and ecosystem health in the hope of guiding governments, foundations, and concerned citizens in their efforts to eradicate hunger and poverty."--Back cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC59.3
LC item number
.S733 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nierenberg, Danielle
  • Halweil, Brian
  • Starke, Linda
  • Worldwatch Institute
Series statement
State of the world ;
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agricultural innovations
  • Food supply
  • Agriculture and state
  • Sustainable development
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Economic development
  • Consumption (Economics)
Label
State of the world, Innovations that nourish the planet : a Worldwatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Charting a new path to eliminating hunger / Brian Halweil and Danielle Nierenberg -- Moving ecoagriculture into the mainstream / Louise E. Buck and Sara J. Scherr -- The nutritional and economic potential of vegetables / Abdou Tenkouano -- Getting more crop per drop / Sandra L. Postel -- Farmers take the lead in research and development / Brigid Letty, Qureish Noordin, Saidou Magagi, and Ann Waters-Bayer -- Africa's soil fertility crisis and the coming famine / Roland Bunch -- Safeguarding local food biodiversity / Serena Milano -- Coping with climate change and building resilience: An agnostic approach to climate adaptation / David Lobell and Marshall Burke ; Investing in trees to mitigate climate change / Chris Reij ; The climate crisis on our plates / Anna Lappé -- Post-harvest losses: a neglected field / Tristram Stuart -- Feeding the cities / Nancy Karanja and Mary Njenga -- Harnessing the knowledge and skills of women farmers / Dianne Forte, Royce Gloria Androa, and Marie-Ange Binagwaho -- Investing in Africa's land: crisis and opportunity / Andrew Rice -- The missing links: going beyond production / Samuel Fromartz -- Improving food production from livestock / Mario Herrero [et. al.] -- A road map for nourishing the planet : Innovations in understanding complex systems / Hans R. Herren ; Innovations in evaluating agricultural development projects / Charles Benbrook ; Innovations in institutions to support people and the planet / Marcia Ishii-Eiteman ; Innovations in governance / Anuradha Mittal ; Innovations in policy reform / Alexandra Spieldoch
Control code
601104818
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 237 p.
Isbn
9780393338805
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
State of the world, Innovations that nourish the planet : a Worldwatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Charting a new path to eliminating hunger / Brian Halweil and Danielle Nierenberg -- Moving ecoagriculture into the mainstream / Louise E. Buck and Sara J. Scherr -- The nutritional and economic potential of vegetables / Abdou Tenkouano -- Getting more crop per drop / Sandra L. Postel -- Farmers take the lead in research and development / Brigid Letty, Qureish Noordin, Saidou Magagi, and Ann Waters-Bayer -- Africa's soil fertility crisis and the coming famine / Roland Bunch -- Safeguarding local food biodiversity / Serena Milano -- Coping with climate change and building resilience: An agnostic approach to climate adaptation / David Lobell and Marshall Burke ; Investing in trees to mitigate climate change / Chris Reij ; The climate crisis on our plates / Anna Lappé -- Post-harvest losses: a neglected field / Tristram Stuart -- Feeding the cities / Nancy Karanja and Mary Njenga -- Harnessing the knowledge and skills of women farmers / Dianne Forte, Royce Gloria Androa, and Marie-Ange Binagwaho -- Investing in Africa's land: crisis and opportunity / Andrew Rice -- The missing links: going beyond production / Samuel Fromartz -- Improving food production from livestock / Mario Herrero [et. al.] -- A road map for nourishing the planet : Innovations in understanding complex systems / Hans R. Herren ; Innovations in evaluating agricultural development projects / Charles Benbrook ; Innovations in institutions to support people and the planet / Marcia Ishii-Eiteman ; Innovations in governance / Anuradha Mittal ; Innovations in policy reform / Alexandra Spieldoch
Control code
601104818
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 237 p.
Isbn
9780393338805
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.

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