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More efficient agriculture without losing the physical and moral foundation

Friedrich Mumm Von Mallinckrodt

More efficient agriculture without losing the physical and moral foundation

considerations about sustainable agriculture and suggestions for future alternative technical cooperation approaches : (the global evidence and the fundamental consequences for UNDP programme conceptualisation and implementation)

by Friedrich Mumm Von Mallinckrodt

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Published by United Nations Development Programme in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable agriculture

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFriedrich Mumm von Mallinckrodt.
    ContributionsUnited Nations Development Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.S86 V66 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18, [12] leaves ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16322289M
    OCLC/WorldCa45259982

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    Agriculture: A Legacy of Land and People [i]. John Ikerd [ii] “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation,” so Henry Thoreau wrote in his classic book, Walden. [1] Reflecting on life in America in the mid-nineteenth century, he continued, “Most men in this relatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse. criticism of capitalistic philosophy as agriculture. The fact is that today’s farmers are producing more food on less land than ever before. Given current trends in population growth and the loss of prime agricultural land to development this trend must continue if .


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