A phenomenally important book. It pulls together the data to show whether or not agriculture can meet hungry populations in both the short and longer term future. -- Melanie DuPois, Professor in Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA In Global Food Futures, Brian Gardner sets out to present a scholarly, balanced approach to the contentious area of food production and supply up to 2050. This text aims to tackle the global food situation in all its totality, from agricultural production, technological advance, dietary concerns, population changes, income trends, environmental issues, government food and agriculture policy, trade, financial markets, macroeconomics and food security. This book introduces the reader to a vast range of inter-disciplinary material to assess the development of future food demand and supply and global food production. -- Elaine Kellman, King's College London LSE Review of Books Global Food Futures is very readable and provides a comprehensive introduction to the wider concerns surrounding agriculture and our ability to feed ourselves in the future. www.sustainablefoodtrust.org
About the Author
Brian Gardner has been analysing, writing about and commenting on European and international agriculture and food policy developments for more than thirty years. Notable publications include European Agriculture: Policies, Production and Trade, Growing Pains: New Europe and the CAP in The Perfect Union? New Europe and the EU (edited by Roger Gough) and A Guide to the Reformed CAP.