A review by Venkatesh Athreya*
*M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, venkatesh [dot] athreya [at] gmail [dot] com.
Review of Agrarian Studies, Vol 3, No 2, July-December 2013
Read the original review.
Chan, May Ling, and Roach, Eduardo Francisco Freyre, Unfinished Puzzle: Cuban Agriculture: The Challenges, Lessons and Opportunities, Food First Books, Oakland, California, 2012, pp. xiii + 129, $14.95. Order the book.
Book Review by Eric Holt-Giménez
One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World? by Gordon Conway.
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York. 2012. 439 pp., paperback,
$24.95. ISBN 978-0-8014-7802-4.
Sir Gordon Conway’s One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World? is the authoritative text for the 21st century iteration of what Raj Patel (2013) calls the “long Green Revolution.” In it, Conway outlines an approach for ending hunger and poverty by reaching out to the world’s hungriest people—peasant farmers.
Eric Holt-Giménez, Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First, Oakland and Miguel A. Altieri, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Accepted author version posted online: 04 Sep 2012.Version of
record first published: 17 Dec 2012.
To cite this article: Eric Holt-Giménez & Miguel A. Altieri (2013): Agroecology, Food Sovereignty
By Raj Patel
Journal of Peasant Studies
Version of record first published: 16 Nov 2012.
By Frances Moore Lappé
The Journal of Peasant Studies, Version of record first published: 19 Nov 2012.
We Already Grow Enough Food for 10 Billion People … and Still Can't End
Eric Holt-Giménez a , Annie Shattuck b , Miguel Altieri b , Hans
Herren c & Steve Gliessman d
a Food First, Oakland, CA
b University of California, Berkeley, CA
c Millennium Institute, Washington, DC
d University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
By Eric Holt-Giménez and Yi Wang
Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts, Vol. 5, No. 1, Food Justice
(Autumn 2011), pp. 83-102
Published by: Indiana University Press
The global food crisis has pushed the U.S. food movement to a political
juncture. A sixth of the world’s population is now hungry—just
as a sixth of the U.S. population is “food insecure.” These severe levels
of hunger and insecurity share root causes, located in the political
Article by Saturnino M. Borras Jr. and Jennifer C. Franco
Published in the Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 12, No. 1
January 2012, pp 34-59
This summary by Michelle Rostampour
Edited by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar
This important collection addresses the global food crisis, its historical roots, and how it is being addressed around the world. Ronnie Cummins, the founder and director of the Organic Consumers Association, calls this book “a healthy and inspiring antidote to the ‘business as usual’ propaganda of the mass media—a recipe for resistance. As this book reminds us, if we want to survive and eat and live in a sustainable world, we’re going to have to mobilize and fight the powers that be.”
1. Food Wars by Walden Bello and Mara Baviera
Eric Holt-Giménez and Annie Shattuck