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Bittersweet harvests for global supermarkets

Challenges in Latin America's agricultural export boom...

Chronicles the benefits and shortcomings of trade and structural adjustment policies promoted throughout Latin America and the Caribbean by the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and other multinational agencies during the 1980s.

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Growing Green

Enhancing Environmental and Economic Performance in U.S. Agriculture

A comprehensive, empirically based analysis of U.S. agricultural sustainability. Uses agronomic and environmental data collected from 45 physical U.S. regions. A tool to assess the environmental and economic impacts of a broad range of policy options.

Global Biodiversity Strategy

Guidelines for action to save, study and use Earth's biotic wealth sustainably and equitably...

Offers the most systematic and comprehensive plan ever devised to protect the world's total stock of genes, species, and ecosystems....

Paying the Farm Bill

U.S. Agricultural Policy and the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture

This report demonstrated that resource conserving agricultural systems are environmentally and economically superior to conventional systems over the long term.

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Ill Winds

Airborne pollution's toll on trees and crops...

Across the United States, air pollution is contributing to the decline and ultimate death of forest trees and to widespread losses in crop yields.

World Resources 1987

An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy

Special focus on the spread of toxic wastes in the developed world and sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.

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