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Full Planet, Empty Plates

The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

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Full Planet, Empty Plates by Lester R. Brown
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What will the geopolitics of food look like in a new era dominated by scarcity and food nationalism? Brown outlines the political implications of land acquisitions by grain-importing countries in Africa and elsewhere as well as the world's shrinking buffers against poor harvests. With wisdom accumulated over decades of tracking agricultural issues, Brown exposes the increasingly volatile food situation the world is facing.

Author Biography

Lester R. Brown is the founder of the Earth Policy and Worldwatch Institutes. He has been honored with numerous prizes, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the United Nations Environment Prize, and twenty-five honorary degrees. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Release date NZ
October 10th, 2012
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
WW Norton & Co
Pages
157
Dimensions
147x213x16
ISBN-13
9780393088915
Product ID
19855725

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