ERIC Number: ED099272
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Food for the World's Hungry. Public Affairs Pamphlet No. 511.
Stewart, Maxwell S.
A review of the food crisis is concisely presented in this brief brochure. It is one of a series to educate the American public on vital economic and social problems. The background of the world food shortage and its causal factors are discussed. Suggestions for overcoming the crisis, such as political changes, land reform, public services, organizational changes, global reserves, food production, soil improvement, scientific knowledge, water conservancy, credit extension, international institutions, and population control are detailed. A brief outline of the possible activities for the United States' policy include development assistance, promotion of free trade, and generation of public support. The reading level is appropriate for secondary and college students. (KSM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Trends, Current Events, Developing Nations, Economic Climate, Food, Foreign Policy, Global Approach, Higher Education, Hunger, International Relations, Poverty, Secondary Education, Social Problems, World Affairs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Affairs Committee, Inc., New York, NY.