Hunger and Hope: Escaping Poverty and Achieving Food Security in Developing Countries (2020)

Hunger and Hope: Escaping Poverty and Achieving Food Security in Developing Countries George W. Norton Hunger and Hope Escaping Poverty and Achieving Food Security in Developing Countries Many of the poor in the developing world earn their living on farms To understand what it takes to alleviate poverty and hunger it helps to visualize conditions hopes and successes of farm families
  • Title: Hunger and Hope: Escaping Poverty and Achieving Food Security in Developing Countries
  • Author: George W. Norton
  • ISBN: 9781478611479
  • Page: 269
  • Format: Paperback
Hunger and Hope: Escaping Poverty and Achieving Food Security in Developing Countries George W. Norton Many of the poor in the developing world earn their living on farms To understand what it takes to alleviate poverty and hunger, it helps to visualize conditions, hopes, and successes of farm families Hunger and Hope draws on the author s extensive experience assisting farmers in Asia, Africa, and Latin America It provides honest, sometimes humorous, but ultimately seriMany of the poor in the developing world earn their living on farms To understand what it takes to alleviate poverty and hunger, it helps to visualize conditions, hopes, and successes of farm families Hunger and Hope draws on the author s extensive experience assisting farmers in Asia, Africa, and Latin America It provides honest, sometimes humorous, but ultimately serious stories of rural poverty and efforts to pursue prosperity The stories are organized around themes such as hunger, health, population, environment, roads, research, and trade The book stresses the importance of improving institutions to provide incentives for growth with sharing Progress made in alleviating poverty is described and the need to do Brady Deaton, Professor of Agricultural Economics and Chancellor Emeritus, University of Missouri says, Hunger and Hope is highly readable and stimulating Complex agricultural development problems are explained in ways that both lay and professional reader can understand, with sensitivity to cultural foundations and the reality of impoverished families George W Norton is professor of agricultural and applied economics at Virginia Tech He grew up on a dairy farm, worked with farmers in the Peace Corps, and assisted a Native American tribe with farm planning He has taught agricultural development to college students, advised high level agricultural officials, and conducted on farm research in dozens of developing countries.
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  1. Karolina

    I won this book in a giveaway and couldn t have been delighted George Norton is a professor of agriculture and applied economics and the book relays his experiences working in poor countries, including the time he served in the Peace Corps with his wife Chapters analyze certain aspects of poverty and the means of overcoming them with solutions and policies Each chapter is also filled with personal stories and anecdotes of the people he has encountered throughout his life s work The stories in t [...]

  2. M Harris

    This was given to me after a Global Ag class The intro preface was slow, but the actual book really picked up the pace Some arts were interesting than others, and the interesting parts could really be thought provoking.

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