By 2050 the world will face the enormous challenge of feeding 9 billion people in the face of climate change, rising energy costs and pressure on food-growing land and resources. This is the first scholarly yet accessible account of the global food situation, synthesising the key issues in one volume.
Brian Gardner has been analysing, writing about and commenting on European and international agriculture and food policy developments for more than thirty years. Notable publications include European Agriculture: Policies, Production and Trade, Growing Pains: New Europe and the CAP in The Perfect Union? New Europe and the EU (edited by Roger Gough) and A Guide to the Reformed CAP.