Betting on Famine

Betting on Famine

Why the World Still Goes Hungry

eBook - 2013
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Few know that world hunger was very nearly eradicated in our lifetimes. In the past five years, however, widespread starvation has suddenly reappeared, and chronic hunger is a major issue on every continent. In an extensive investigation of this disturbing shift, Jean Ziegler-one of the world's leading food experts-lays out in clear and accessible terms the complex global causes of the new hunger crisis. Ziegler's wide-ranging and fascinating examination focuses on how the new sustainable revolution in energy production has diverted millions of acres of corn, soy, wheat, and othe
Publisher: New York : New Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781595588616
1595588612
Characteristics: 1 online resource (pages cm.)

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