The State of Food and Agriculture: 1996

Series: FAO Agriculture S. (No. 29. )
Mixed media product
Presents a series of basic facts and figures on the global agricultural situation, as well as a review of the econimic environment surrounding world agriculture. In addition, this edition discusses four selected topics: urban agriculture; information technology and agriculture; the threat of desertification; and agricultural support services. Part Three examines some of the macroeconomic aspects of the problems of achieving food security. A set of time series data is also presented on diskette, including agricultural, fisheries and forestry data for about 150 countries, country groups and regions.