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Hungry for profit The agribusiness threat to farmers, food, and the environment

By: Magdoff, Fred [editor] | Bellamy Foster, John [editor] | Buttel, Frederick H [editor].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Canadá Monthly Review Press 2000Description: 248 p.ISBN: 1-58367-016-5.Subject(s): AGROINDUSTRIA | AGROINDUSTRY | AGRO-INDUSTRIE | INDUSTRIA ALIMENTARIA | FOOD INDUSTRY | INDUSTRIE ALIMENTAIRE | SUMINISTRO DE ALIMENTOS | FOOD SUPPLY | DISPONIBILITÉ ALIMENTAIRE | MEDIO AMBIENTE | ENVIRONMENT | ENVIRONNEMENT | ESCASEZ DE ALIMENTOS | FAMINE | FAMINE | AGRICULTURA COMERCIAL | COMMERCIAL FARMING | AGRICULTURE COMMERCIALE | AGRICULTURA SOSTENIBLE | SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE DURABLE | CANADÁSummary: This essays explains why corporate agribusiness is a rising threat to farmers, the environment, and consumers. Ranging in subject from the politics of hunger to the new agricultural biotechnologies, and in time and place from early modern Europe to contemporary Cuba, the contributions to Hungry for Profit examine the changes underway in world agriculture today and point the way toward organic, sustainable solutions to problems of food supply.
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This essays explains why corporate agribusiness is a rising threat to farmers, the environment, and consumers. Ranging in subject from the politics of hunger to the new agricultural biotechnologies, and in time and place from early modern Europe to contemporary Cuba, the contributions to Hungry for Profit examine the changes underway in world agriculture today and point the way toward organic, sustainable solutions to problems of food supply.

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