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Auteur: Madeley, John
Titel: Food for all
Sub titel: The need for a new agriculture

What kind of agriculture do we need to feed the world? World leaders have come up with yet another target: halving (not ending) hunger by the year 2015, but is this more likely to be achieved than previous targets? What ab out: animal diseases like BSE, foot and mouth disease and salmonella; declining food variety and quality; and disappearing topsoil, hedgerows and biodiversity in the rural areas? Better access to land and a more equitable income distribution are part of the solution. The other is to move away from a monoculture production system monopolized by a handful of giant corporations. John Madeley argues for the spread of a low-external input approach, a reintegration of traditional farming techniques, new farming practices like organic agriculture and permaculture and a range of "green" technologies to offer a viable livelihood to farmers, food for the hungery and safe and good tasting food for the rest of us.
2002, 192 pag., Euro 17,5
Zed Books, London, ISBN 1842770195


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