Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development
by David J. Spielman
Publisher: IFPRI 2009
Number of pages: 176
This book examines how policies, programs, and investments in pro-poor agricultural development have helped to substantially reduce hunger across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The 20 success stories presented here provide both lessons and inspiration for continued efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition among the one billion people still facing this scourge.
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