Global Food and Agricultural Institutions
By (author) D. John Shaw
Normal Price: $54.99
Your Price: $49.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.47 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Global Food and Agricultural Institutions by D. John Shaw
Book DescriptionThis pioneering text brings together for the first time the global institutions on the front line of the campaign against hunger and poverty. The institutions examined in this book - the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Bank, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) - play important roles in achieving and maintaining world food security, which is essential for human existence, economic and social development and world peace. By analyzing the origins, functions, successes and difficulties of these global institutions, Shaw highlights the continuing relevance of these bodies in their quest to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. In the light of the current world food crisis, this book provides a particularly pertinent commentary on a highly topical issue that is never far from the media spotlight. This book is essential reading for all students, academics and readers with an interest in international organisations, agricultural development and economic and humanitarian affairs
Buy Global Food and Agricultural Institutions book by D. John Shaw from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415445047
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author D. John Shaw
World Food Security, Hardback (September 2007)
This book is the first comprehensive account of the numerous attempts made since the Second World War to provide food security for all. It provides a reference source for all those involved and interested in food security issues.
Sir Hans Singer, Hardback (June 1999)» View all books by D. John Shaw
This biography of Sir Hans W. Singer, giving a detailed account of the way in which the "twists of fate" led him to becoming a leading development economist, contains a thematic synthesis of all his major theoretical and conceptual work and of the many initiatives in which he has been involved.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Global Food and Agricultural Institutions book by D. John Shaw and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - D. John Shaw
D. John Shaw served for over thirty years with the United Nations World Food Programme at its headquarters in Rome, Italy, latterly as its Economic Adviser and Chief of WFP's Policy Affairs Service. He was also a consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Bank. His work brought him into close contact with the policies and work of the global food and agricultural institutions covered in this book. Previously, from post-graduate studies in Agricultural Economic at Oxford University, he spent eight years as Senior Lecturer in Rural Economy at the University of Khartoum, Sudan and was a Fellow in Agricultural Economics and founder member of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. He has also served as a consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat and is currently on the International Editorial Board of the journal Food Policy.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.