By David A. Cleveland

This ebook is an interdisciplinary primer on serious pondering and powerful motion for the way forward for our worldwide agrifood method, in response to an realizing of the system’s organic and sociocultural roots. Key parts of the publication are an intensive research of the assumptions underlying assorted views on difficulties on the topic of foodstuff and agriculture worldwide and a dialogue of other options. David Cleveland argues that combining chosen points of small-scale conventional agriculture with smooth medical agriculture may also help stability our organic want for nutrition with its environmental impact—and proceed to satisfy cultural, social, and mental wishes on the topic of food.

Balancing on a Planet relies on Cleveland’s learn and fascinating instructing approximately foodstuff and agriculture for greater than 3 many years. it's a instrument to assist scholars, school, researchers, and readers comprehend debates concerning the present predicament and possible choices for the long run.

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