Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Food for All: The Need for a New Agriculture” as Want to Read:
Food for All: The Need...
Food for All: The Need for a New Agriculture
by John Madeley
John Madeley offers a new approach to agricultural production and feeding the hungry. He outlines a low-external input approach, along with a re-integration of new farming practices like organic agriculture and permaculture, and a range of "green" technologies which would eventually make world agriculture a viable livelihood for farmers, providing enough food for the hungr ...more
Paperback, 0 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Fernwood Books Ltd
(first published January 1st 2002)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Oct 17, 2012 Hannah (fullybookedreviews) rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Covers a wide variety of topics relating to the world food system in a style that is both readable and easy to understand. It explains how the consumption patterns of the developed world and the corporate control of the global agricultural system exploit both the environment and those in developing countries. Indeed, the problem is not the amount of food being produced - there is enough to feed all the malnourished people in the world - but involves the problem of access to food in poorer countr ...more
John Madeley has been a writer and broadcaster specializing in Third World development and environmental issues for the past twenty years. From 1983 to 1998, he was Editor of the renowned magazine, International Agricultural Development. A contributor to leading British papers including the Observer, the Guardian, and the Financial Times, he has also written for many voluntary organizations includ ...moreMore about John Madeley...