This book explores the role of health in sustainable agricultural development into the early decades of the twenty-first century. It focuses on emerging agricultural research priorities in developed and developing economies in response to the demands placed on their agricultural systems.
Part One: Introduction 1. Concerns About Health and Sustainable Agricultural Development Part Two: Health Policy and Health Systems 2. A Perspective from the Commission on Health Research for Development 3. Organizing for Health Rather than Sickness Part Three: Disease in the Tropics 4. Agriculture and Health 5. Vaccines, Drugs, and Tropical Disease 6. Where Do We Stand on AIDS? Part Four: Nutrition, Environment and Health 7. Food Supply and Health 8. Nutrition, Disease and Health 9. Culture and Nutrition 10. Water and Disease 11. Health and Environment in Central and Eastern Europe Part Five: Disease, Health and Development 12. Historical Population Collapse 13. Agricultural Development 14. Health, Nutrition and Work 15. Population and Development Part Six: Perspectives and Reflections 16. Institutional Design 17. Implications and Priorities 18. Agricultural and Health Research: Bridging the Island Empires