World Food Summit. Technical information documents + synthesis.

Author(s) : FAO

Type of monograph: Book


These volumes contain the 15 technical information documents prepared for the Summit, held in Rome, Italy, November 13-17, 1996. Extract from the table of contents: food, agriculture and food security: developments since the World Food Conference and outlook; food security: examples of success; socio-political framework for food security; food needs and population growth; food security and nutrition; lessons from the green revolution; output of food crops; food meant for direct consumption: marketing, processing and distribution; role of research in world food security and agricultural development; investment in agricultural; food production and environmental impact; food and international trade; food security and food assistance; assessment of progress in food security; technical atlas (19 geographical maps on under-nutritrion; population growth; different types of food; energy available from food; vitamine A deficiency; economic importance of agriculture, etc. ).


  • Original title: World Food Summit. Technical information documents + synthesis.
  • Record ID : 1997-1265
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Figures, economy, Developing country, Environment, General information
  • Publication: Fao - Italy/Italy
  • Publication date: 1996/11/13
  • ISBN: 9252038779
  • Source: Source: 3 vol. + synth.; 870 p. + 19 pl. (21 x 29.7); append.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.