Perspectives in World Food and Agriculture 2004. Volume 1

  • ID: 2223687
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 486 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Written by a team of international researchers, scientists, and academics,
Perspectives of World Food and Agriculture 2004 comprises the latest, most up–to–date information in global agricultural. With a list of international contributors that reads like a "Who’s Who?" in agricultural research, this volume brings together some of the most cutting–edge agricultural research being done today.

This popular annual publication includes:

Global agricultural statistics
Trends in the food marketing system
Agricultural policies
Global food insecurity (a contribution from UNFAO)
Ethics of agriculture
Success in developing sustainable agriculture systems
Efficacy and safety of plant biotechnology
An invited review by the World Food Laureate

Researchers and research libraries alike will delight in the "Frontiers" portion of this book. As its name suggests, this section delivers reports on the latest breakthroughs in agriculture research. Aimed at faculty in colleges of agriculture, undergraduate and graduate students, policy makers, government and industry scientists, public libraries, farmers and agribusiness operators, this book is the key to keeping current on agricultural research and policy
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Colin Scanes, PhD, is a professor of animal science at Iowa State University, Ames. Dr. Scanes is widely recognized for his work in endocrinology of domestic animals, and is the author of numerous papers and research publications. He was formerly an administrator in the College of Agriculture at Iowa State University and played an important role in the development of the United States animal genome, food safety and biobased products and programs.

Dr. John Miranowski, PhD, is a professor and agricultural economist for Iowa State University, Ames. Harvard–educated, Dr. Miranowski served as Director, Resources and Technology Division for the USDA. As Executive Coordinator of the Secretary’s Policy Coordination Council, he worked to develop and implement programs on water quality, food safety, pest control and other vital topics. He has authored several papers in environmental and resource economics and agricultural policy

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