Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture by David A. Cleveland

By David A. Cleveland

This publication is an interdisciplinary primer on severe considering and potent motion for the way forward for our international agrifood method, in response to an realizing of the system’s organic and sociocultural roots. Key elements of the publication are an intensive research of the assumptions underlying varied views on difficulties relating to meals and agriculture worldwide and a dialogue of different options. David Cleveland argues that combining chosen elements of small-scale conventional agriculture with sleek clinical agriculture may also help stability our organic want for meals with its environmental impact—and proceed to meet cultural, social, and mental wishes on the topic of food.

Balancing on a Planet relies on Cleveland’s study and fascinating educating approximately nutrition and agriculture for greater than 3 many years. it's a device to assist scholars, school, researchers, and readers comprehend debates concerning the present hindrance and possible choices for the future.

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