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The Basics of Human Civilization: Food, Agriculture and Humanity, Volume 1

 
Prem Nath (Author)
Synopsis

The volume presents the contemporary scenario vis-à-vis food, agriculture and human development. Referring to food and agriculture policies and development and improved agricultural opportunities, the 38 articles in the volume discuss how food cannot be separated from issues of agriculture and human well-being. They deal with the right to food, enhancing livelihoods through increased production and consumption of nutritious food and lank between agriculture, food security and nutrition for vulnerable people. Scholars from different countries like Uzbekistan, India, China, Thailand and the USA take up food safety, food policy and healthy progressive change in land reforms and agricultural policy. They delve into ways to improve agriculture through higher education in the field, focusing on agricultural extension for sustained development, future of seed industry and use of technological innovations in growth of crops like cashew nut.

 

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About the author

Prem Nath

Dr. Prem Nath obtained his Ph.D. degree in Horticulture from the Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA during 1962. Since them, Dr. Nath has been serving in different national and international instiutions, in different capacities and in different countries in food and agriculture sectro for 50 yrars.

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Bibliographic information

Title The Basics of Human Civilization: Food, Agriculture and Humanity, Volume 1
Author Prem Nath
Format Hardcover
Date published: 11.05.2013
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9381450730, 9789381450734
length 672p., Illustrations; 25cm.