ERIC Number: ED399204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Feeding a Hungry World: Focus on Rice in Asia and the Pacific.
Mukai, Gary; And Others
This unit introduces students to the diversity of rice culture and rice-based farming systems in Asia and the Pacific. Students examine issues related to the needs of the future global population. Six rice-producing countries are under study: Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, and Thailand. The lessons include: (1) "Rice in Asia and the Pacific"; (2) "The Historical and Cultural Importance of Rice"; (3) "Population Growth and Rice"; (4) "Technology and Rice"; (5) "Biodiversity in Rice Production"; (6) "Rice Policy and the Stages of Agricultural Development"; and (7) "International Rice Summit." The document concludes with a letter to the students, a glossary of terms, and an extensive reference list. (EH)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Developing Nations, Development, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Hunger, International Cooperation, International Relations, Multicultural Education, Poverty, Secondary Education, Social Studies, World History, World Problems
Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Institute for International Studies (IIS), Littlefield Center, Room 14, Stanford University, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford, CA 94305-5013.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Japan Foundation, Tokyo. Center for Global Partnership.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Bangladesh; China; Indonesia; Japan; Philippines; Thailand