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   ‘Can we feed the world?’: A conversation with Sir Gordon Conway

Elena L. Pasquini of Devex interviews Sir Gordon Conway about how to feed the world by 2050 and his new book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?

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newseventsimages1   Project Syndicate article about Gordon Conway’s new book

In the 1960’s, the Green Revolution – which included the development of high-yielding crop varieties, the expansion of irrigation infrastructure, and the distribution of modern fertilizers and pesticides to developing-country farmers – bolstered agricultural production worldwide. But chronic hunger remains pervasive, particularly in developing countries, which are affected most by crop shortages and food-price volatility.

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newseventsimages   Kevin Cleaver’s take on Sir Gordon Conway’s book

IFAD’s Associate Vice-President of Programmes Kevin Cleaver reviews ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’

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   One Billion Hungry: Can we feed the world?

Gordon Conway lays out his four routes to achieving global food security in Digital Development Debates.

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   Feeding the world will require tough choices.

Sir Gordon Conway’s new book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’ is reviewed by Fred Pierce for New Scientist.

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   Feeding the masses.

One Billion Hungry‘ reviewed by C. Peter Timmer in The Wilson Quarterly.

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   One Billion Hungry reviewed in the New Agriculturist.

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   One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World? 

Sir Gordon Conway’s new book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’ is reviewed in Nature. 

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   Can we feed an ever more crowded, hungrier, and less spacious world? The Guardian

It’ll take innovative technology, fair and efficient markets and sustained political will, say Gordon Conway and Katy Wilson.

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   Why are food prices set to rise? ‘One Billion Hungry’ mentioned on Channel 4 News

With farmers warning that the price of wheat is rising, Channel 4 News answers your questions about how food prices will be affected and where.

Gordon Conway’s book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’ is mentioned in the final paragraph of the article.

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   Reuters article – ‘New book urges united global action plan to end hunger’

LONDON (AlertNet) – Global food security can be achieved for almost 1 billion chronically undernourished people by promoting strong political leadership, technological innovation, investment in smallholder farmers and efficient markets, according to a new book, ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World’.

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   WSJ Live – Why Food Prices May Continue to Rise for 20 Years

The price of food will remain volatile but continue on an upward trend unless there are innovations in food production and improved access to markets says Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, in a recent Wall St Journal interview.

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   Can We Feed the World? Yes we can!

Gordon Conway writes for the Huffington Post. Also featured on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s blog, Impatient Optimists, and the Chicago Council’s Global Food for Thought Blog.

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   Can We Feed the World? Gordon Conway is interviewed by Voice of America

On Wednesday 19th September, Gordon Conway was interviewed by Voice of America about his new book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’. He says the answer to the question – can we feed the world? – is yes, but a qualified yes.

“We can feed the world if we focus our efforts. If we provide sufficient aid and investment. If we utilize new technologies. If we create fair and efficient markets. If we really utilize the power of women as farmers and as mothers as nutritionists, as it were, and if we tackle climate change,” he said.

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   BBC World Service interviews Sir Gordon Conway on the recent food price surge

Global food prices have been rising dramatically in recent weeks. Sir Gordon Conway talks to the BBC World Service about this issue and about his new book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’

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   Gordon Conway appears on Monocle 24 radio programme

Gordon Conway talks about his new book on Monocle 24‘s radio programme.

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   Can we feed the world by 2050? Gordon Conway appears on BBC World News

Climate change, biofuels and a growing population are making the task of fighting hunger ever more challenging.  Gordon’s Conway is interviewed by the BBC World News about his new book ‘One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?’ and suggests that innovation, harnessing the power of women and commitment from governments can help close the gap between supply and demand.

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wjsa21.v037.i08.cover   Eric Holt-Giménez reviews One Billion Hungry.

See the full review in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems Volume 37.

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