Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture by David A. Cleveland

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By David A. Cleveland

This publication is an interdisciplinary primer on serious considering and potent motion for the way forward for our worldwide agrifood process, in keeping with an figuring out of the system’s organic and sociocultural roots. Key elements of the publication are an intensive research of the assumptions underlying diversified views on difficulties regarding foodstuff and agriculture worldwide and a dialogue of different recommendations. David Cleveland argues that combining chosen elements of small-scale conventional agriculture with smooth clinical agriculture might help stability our organic want for meals with its environmental impact—and proceed to satisfy cultural, social, and mental wishes regarding food.

Balancing on a Planet is predicated on Cleveland’s learn and fascinating educating approximately meals and agriculture for greater than 3 a long time. it's a software to aid scholars, school, researchers, and readers comprehend debates concerning the present difficulty and possible choices for the future.

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