Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
Release : 1998
ISBN-13 : 9789251042007
Page : 371 pages
Rating : 4.5/5 from 007 voters
This annual report provides basic information on the global agricultural situation. A review of developments in food security opens this year's report, with new estimates on the proportion & number of undernourished people in the developing world. Also included is an analysis of the Asian financial crisis & its likely effects on agricultural production, trade, & food security. Special features include: an examination of the potential of rice fish farming; a chapter on rural non-farm income & employment; & a diskette housing time series data for nearly 150 countries, country groups, & regions in English, French, & Spanish. Recommended in: ALA's Guide to Reference Books.