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Canadian agriculture and the world food problem

Lewis A. Fischer

Canadian agriculture and the world food problem

by Lewis A. Fischer

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Published by C. D. Howe Research Institute in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Produce trade -- Canada.,
    • Food supply.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementLewis A. Fischer.
      SeriesCommentary series of the C. D. Howe Research Institute
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9014.C3 F57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4944806M
      LC Control Number76372461

      Detail the current performance of the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector 2. Key opportunities and risks facing the sector across a Growing world population will be a major problem *AAAS - American Association for the Advancement of Science rates in primary agriculture (%) and in food processing (%) were lower than the. Get this from a library! Canadian agriculture at a glance = Un coup d'oeil sur l'agriculture canadienne.. [Tom Vradenburg; Statistics Canada. Agriculture Division.;] -- This all-new edition presents agriculture-related data on Canada's agri-food industry, including transportation, food consumption and markets. It includes over 40 short analytical articles with.

      The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in their roles as technical agencies of the United Nations (UN), are charged with providing science-based guidance on food and nutrition to national governments and the international community. This book contains a series of essays based on public lectures delivered by six agricultural economists during the academic year at Western Michigan University. Some of the main issues and problems addressed in the essays are the role of technical change in agricultural development, the value of learning from historical and comparative experience in tackling rural and agricultural Author: Sisay Asefa.

        Canadian farm debt has risen past the $ billion mark. According to recently released Statistics Canada data, farm debt in was $ billion—nearly double the level in (All figures and comparisons adjusted for inflation.) Some analysts and government officials characterize the period since as “better times” for farmers.   Massive growth in food demand: The UK Food and Agriculture Association estimates that the world population will increase 47%, to billion, by That’s a potentially huge food marketplace. That fact, more than anything, spells the reality that the agricultural industry is full of potential opportunity!


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fischer, Lewis A. Canadian agriculture and the world food problem. Montreal: C.D.

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