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The World Food Paradox - A Feast Amid Famine
Winner of the 1991 First Place Documentary Award from Agricultural Communicators in Education, "A Feast Amid Famine" confronts the most startling contradiction facing modern food production. While 2,000 people die of starvation every hour, mountains of surplus food go to…
Food for Tomorrow - Critical Issues in Global Agriculture
Predictions are that by the year 2025 the world's population will double. That means agriculture will have to find ways to feed twice as many people as it does today. But can we feed the earth without destroying it? Food…
A Fragile Paradise - The Environmental Challenge of Tropical America
Why is the well-being of millions of poor farmers in Central and South America crucial to the future of tropical rain forests, and our global environment? Can farmers around the world learn to produce food without destroying the very land…
A Genetic Odyssey in Rice - The Saga of the Carolina Sisters and Turipana 7
Carolina Gold. A ship from Madagascar brought the legendary rice variety to the New World in 1681. Carolina Gold and her sister Carolina White made fortunes on the vast rice plantations of the Old South. But that culture depended on…
Growing a Sustainable Future - The Miracle of Agriculture
The Miracle of Agriculture is a multicultural tour of food and fiber production around the world, from the remote Cape Verde Islands to the rugged Australian outback, from the barren Sahara desert to the rich rice paddies of Thailand, from…
Food Policy in the Dynamics of Global Agriculture
Agricultural economists have come to realize that in the world of global trade, government policies have as significant an impact on food production as agronomic practices. "Food Policy" examines two nations where fundamental changes in food policy have brought about…
Bintu and Her New African Rice - A Genetic Bridge to Food Security and Biodiversity
West Africa is one of the poorest regions on earth, a place where hand-to-mouth agriculture is a matter of survival. Bintu is typical of an estimated 20 million rice farmers in West Africa. By far, most are women. WARDA, the…
To Inherit the Earth - A Question of Survival
Overpopulation is the overwhelming global threat in agriculture, particularly in developing countries. Predictions are that by 2025 the world will have added two billion people--equivalent to the total population of India and China today! How do we feed this growing…