In the last decade, the world has grown richer and produced more food than ever before. Yet in that same period, hunger has increased and 925 million remain underfed and malnourished. Exploring this troubling paradox, The Feeding of Nations: Re-Defining Food Security for the 21st Century offers a glimpse into how the simple aspiration of global foo

chapter 1|22 pages

Food Security: What Is It?

chapter 2|22 pages

Good Nutrition: A Basic Introduction

chapter 4|34 pages

Food Security: The Global Picture

chapter 5|14 pages

Sociocultural Evolution

chapter 7|24 pages

Science, Technology and Philosophy

chapter 9|22 pages

The Inter-War Years: 1919–1939

chapter 10|16 pages

World War Two: 1939–1945

chapter 11|26 pages

The Post-War Years

chapter 12|16 pages

The Development Decade: 1960s

chapter 13|16 pages

Famine, Oil and the Food Crisis: 1970s

chapter 14|14 pages

The Lost Development Decade: 1980s

chapter 15|16 pages

The Era of the Conference: 1990s

chapter 17|14 pages

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

chapter 18|12 pages

Science and Technology

chapter 19|32 pages


chapter 20|16 pages

Health and Nutrition

chapter 21|34 pages

Environment and Natural Resources

chapter 22|58 pages

Governance, Politics and Economics

chapter 24|10 pages

Causality and Future Research

chapter 25|4 pages

Redefining Food Security

chapter 27|4 pages

Closing Remarks