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1st Edition

Remember Your Humanity
Pathway to Sustainable Food Security

ISBN 9781032157030
Published November 30, 2021 by CRC Press
220 Pages

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Book Description

A well-known writer and speaker in forums all over the world, a list of Dr. Swaminathan’s writings and speeches goes to over 50 . This book collects together some of his more recent observations, edited for publication. It is evident from the range of issues discussed that the author’s mission in life is to foster a movement of hope and peace by eradicating hunger and poverty, for humankind to live in harmony with nature. Swaminathan stresses that sustainable development must be firmly rooted in the principles of ecology, social and gender equity, employment generation, and economic potential.
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Table of Contents

1. Remember Your Humanity 2. Ethics and Science 3. Four Pillars of Sustainable Human Happiness 4. Norman Borlaug and His Fight against Hunger 5. Bridging the Digital Divide: Empowering the People 6. Harnessing the Demographic Dividend for Agricultural Rejuvenation 7. Legislation for Food Security 8. How to Resolve the Crisis of Indian Agriculture 9. Gandhiji’s Plea for a Hunger Free India: Current Reality and Way to Progress 10. Wheat Imports and Food Security 11. Distribute, Procure, Store and Sow – Steps to Food Security 12. Sustainable Food Security: Pre-requisites for Success 13. Pathway for Food Security for All 14. Biodiversity and Poverty Alleviation 15. Biodiversity and Sustainable Food Security 16. Priorities in Agricultural Research and Education 17. Managing Anticipated Food Crises 18. To the Hungry, God is Bread 19. The Wheat Mountains of the Punjab 20. Fish for All and For Ever 21. Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health 22. GM Food Crops: Risks and Benefits 23. Land Rush and Food Security in an Era of Climate Change 24. Darwinism in a Warming Planet 25. Climate and Food Security 26. Maximising the Benefit of a Good Monsoon 27. Building Sustainable Water Security Systems 28. Drought Management for Rural Livelihood Security 29. Privatisation of Food and Water Security Systems: An Unequal Social Bargain 30. Shaping the Future of Agriculture in Northeastern India 31. Towards Vidarbha’s Agricultural Renaissance 32. Science’s Role in Stimulating West Bengal’s Agricultural Performance 33. Singur and Our Socio-Economic Future 34. From Vision to Impact

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M.S. Swaminathan, Retired