Resource Pointer #159
March 5, 1998
For copies of the following resources, please contact
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*Hunger in a Global Economy: Eighth Annual Report on the
State of World Hunger, 1998.* Bread for the World
Institute. Focuses on how to implement reforms that will
benefit food security worldwide, describing how the
global economy, free trade and international investment
have not reduced poverty or improved food security.
Includes range of recommendations for changing world
economy to better serve the needs of the poor, including
civil society, governmental and multilateral actions.
130 pp. US$18. Bread for the World Institute, 1100 Wayne
Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)
608-2400; fax (301) 608-2401; web site: www.bread.org.
*The Food We Deserve: The National Food Alliance's Food
Policy Proposals, 1997.* National Food Alliance.
Proposes food policy guidelines for England based on
environmental sustainability, public health,
transparency and equality. Makes specific
recommendations to UK government ministries on improving
food safety, quality and production methods. Addresses
key problems and possible solutions for Departments of
Trade and Industry, Social Security, Health,
Environmental and Transport, Education and Employment,
and Agriculture, and Fisheries and Food. 23 pp. UK$10.
National Food Alliance, 5-11 Worship Street, London,
EC2A 2BH, England; phone (44-171) 628-2442; fax (44-171)
*Agricultural Production and Nutrition: Proceedings of
an International Conference, 1997.* William Lockeretz,
ed. Presents proceedings of conference examining how
agricultural production methods affect nutritional value
of food. Provides papers on regional, national and
international food strategies; defining and assessing
food quality; alternative fertilization systems;
specific production techniques; and consumer issues.
Range of papers explore many aspects of sustainable
agriculture, pesticide use and food security. 213 pp.
US$20. School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts
University, Medford, MA 02155; phone (617) 627-3223.
*Profit for Few or Food for All, 1997.* (English and
Italian). Italian Committee for the NGO Forum on Food
Security -- Final Report. Presents proceedings of non
governmental organization (NGO) parallel event to the UN
Food and Agricultural Organization's World Food Summit
in November 1996. Includes statements and papers
presented at the Forum by NGOs working on food security
and human rights issues. 128 pp. For cost and ordering
information, contact Federazione Organismi Cristiani
Servizio Internazionale Volontario (FOCSIV), Via San
Francesco de Sales, 18-00165 Roma, Italy; phone (6-68)
77796; fax (6-68) 72373.
*A Patch of Eden: America's Inner-City Gardens, 1996.*
H. Patricia Hynes. Discusses successful urban gardens in
more than 200 U.S. cities, describing the variety of
benefits and services they provide. Focuses on projects
in Harlem, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Chicago,
letting participants speak for themselves about how
these gardens serve them and their communities. 184 pp.
US$18.95 plus $4 shipping. Chelsea Green Publishing
Company, P.O. Box 428, White River Junction, VT 05001;
phone toll free (800) 639-4099; fax (603) 448-2576.
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