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ERIC Number: ED399204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 200
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Language: English
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