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LInks, Resources & Reading
Field Experience:
 Get the Powerpoint for the Sarsi Field Experience here

Final Panel:
 Get the Keynote for the Final Panel here or Powerpoint here

Class Notes
 Here's Sam's first Powerpoint presentation

 Here's Sam's second Powerpoint presentation

 Here's the GIS presentation from September 22nd.

 Here are two fairly short, but very interesting articles (pdf's) on Brazil's agricultural growth from The Economist:

Brazil's agricultural miracle and The miracle of the cerrado

 Here's a list of books recommended by the librarians. Some are also on Sam's list.

General references:

Bassett, T.J. and Winter-Nelson, A. (2010) The Atlas of World Hunger, The University of Chicago Press

Malthus, T.R., (1798) An Essay on the Principle of Population: Edited and with an Introduction by Geoffrey Gilbert (2008); Oxford World Classics

Lappe, F.M., Collins, J., Rosset, P., (1998) WORLD HUNGER, Twelve Myths; Grove Press, New York

Tansey, G., Rajotte, T., (Editors) (2008) The Future of Food: A Guide to the International Negotiations and Rules on Intellectual, Property, Biodiversity and Food Security Earthscan, Quaker Development Research Centre

Schanbacher, William D., (2010) The Politics of Food: The Global Conflict Between Food Security and Food Sovereignty; Praeger Security International

Patel, R., (2009) Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System; Melville House Publishing

Pfeiffer, D. A. (2006) Oil, Food and the Coming Crisis in Agriculture, New Society Publishers

Runge, C.F., Senauer, B., Pardey, P.G., and Rosegrant, M.W. (2003) Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime, The Johns Hopkins University Press

Thurow, R., Kilman, S., (2009) Enough: Why the World's Poor Starve in an Age of Plenty; BBS Public Affairs, New York

Stuart, T., (2009) Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal; W. W. Norton & Company