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Sustainable intensification of agriculture

By: Reeves, T.G | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico, DF (Mexico) | 7, Proceedings of the Asian Regional Maize Workshop Los Baños (Philippines) 23-27 Feb 1998.
Contributor(s): Vasal, S.K.|Gonzalez Ceniceros, F.|XiongMing, F.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Los Baños, Laguna (Philippines) PCARRD : 2000Description: 17 pages.Subject(s): Biotechnology | Developing Countries | Economic growth | Legal rights | Property transfers | Right of access | Technology | CIMMYT | Hybrids AGROVOC | Plant breeding AGROVOCSummary: The only way for agriculture to keep pace with population and alleviate world hunger is toincrease the intensity of production in those ecosystems that lend themselves to sustainable intensification while decreasing the intensity of production in the more fragile ecologies. In particular, if we fail to get agriculture moving in the African countries south of the Sahara, poverty will continue to grow, and the impending social upheavals that will ensue will become a global nightmare. Borlaug and Dowswell (1997)Collection: CIMMYT Staff Publications Collection
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The only way for agriculture to keep pace with population and alleviate world hunger is toincrease the intensity of production in those ecosystems that lend themselves to sustainable intensification while decreasing the intensity of production in the more fragile ecologies. In particular, if we fail to get agriculture moving in the African countries south of the Sahara, poverty will continue to grow, and the impending social upheavals that will ensue will become a global nightmare. Borlaug and Dowswell (1997)

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