Overview of the global food and population situation
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Overview of the global food and population situation hearings before the Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, February 23, 28, 1989. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research, and Environment.

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  • Food supply -- Political aspects -- Developing countries.,
  • Agriculture and state -- Developing countries.,
  • Food industry and trade -- Political aspects -- Developing countries.,
  • Population -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.

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Paginationiii, 479 p. :
Number of Pages479
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Open LibraryOL17835923M

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