Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development
David J. Spielman, Rajul Pandya-Lorch
Intl Food Policy Res Inst, 2009 - Business & Economics - 165 pages
Humanity has made enormous progress in the past 50 years toward eliminating hunger and malnutrition. Some five billion people--more than 80 percent of the world's population--have enough food to live healthy, productive lives. Agricultural development has contributed significantly to these gains, while also fostering economic growth and poverty reduction in some of the world's poorest countries.
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