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One billion hungry

can we feed the world?

by Gordon Conway

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Published by Comstock Pub. Associates in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural innovations,
  • Food security,
  • Green Revolution,
  • Food supply

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon Conway with Katy Wilson ; foreword by Rajiv Shah
    ContributionsWilson, Katy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.I5 C663 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25283383M
    ISBN 109780801451331, 9780801478024
    LC Control Number2012014403


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One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?