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Picture of Global Agricultural Revolutions, Trade, Policies and Vision

Global Agricultural Revolutions, Trade, Policies and Vision

Author(s): MB Dastagiri

Book Description

The perceived limits to producing food for a growing global population have been a source of debate and preoccupation for ages. Both experts and the public have been vigilant when regarding the world food situation and outlook. The global agricultural vision has recently moved from eliminating hunger and poverty to a new focus on food security, nutritional security, climate change and economic opportunity. The overall approach can be classified into four strands: food for peace, food for growth, food for the planet, and food for health. This book discusses global agricultural revolutions and visions both in general and from regional, continental and national perspectives, with a particular focus on the World Trade Organization and markets. It will serve as inspiration for historians, practitioners and policy-makers in the field of global agriculture in determining a roadmap for global leaders in years to come.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-3154-3
ISBN-10: 1-5275-3154-6
Date of Publication: 01/06/2019
Pages / Size: 395 / A5
Price: £74.99
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Biography

Dr M. B. Dastagiri, PhD, is Principal Scientist at the National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, India, in the areas of international trade, markets and global agricultural policies. He has conducted pioneering empirical studies and has published many research papers in various international journals. He has received several national and international awards, and his current research interests include global agricultural policies, WTO agreements and trade liberalization, agricultural trade reforms, investments in the livestock sector, and the political economy of global agriculture, among others.