This authoritative, research-based collection examines urgent threats to future global food security and evaluates current and potential solutions.
* 31 essays in two volumes-one on environmental, agricultural, and health concerns, and one on topics related to society, culture, and ethics.
* 41 contributors from a wide range of disciplines including environmental, nutritional, soil, and agricultural sciences, medicine and dietetics, education, literature, history, philosophy, economics, sociology, anthropology, and gender studies
* Tables presenting important statistical data concerning food growth and distribution, health concerns, and economic issues
* A comprehensive glossary including important acronyms and abbreviations