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“I recently received my copy of “Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty.” Every person connected to the food industry should read it.”
“For sensitive souls, the book's vivid descriptions of the ugliness of African poverty can make for difficult reading. But the knowledge is worth the unpleasantness. Thurow and Kilman lead the reader on a journey across continents, explaining the complexities of economic dysfunction and reminding us that there is a symbiosis of wealth and poverty that explains why starvation endures in an age of plenty.”
“A page turner. Unless you simply don't give a damn, this is a must read, and it is a must read now.
Sunanda Holmes, USA Today
“Thurow and Kilman lead the reader on a journey across continents, explaining the complexities of economic dysfunction and reminding us that there is a symbiosis of wealth and poverty that explains why starvation endures in an age of plenty.”
Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman's writing is concise yet detailed.
What he actually discovered was ways of rapidly breeding new highly-productive varieties of crops so that the same amount of land could produce much higher yields.
It provides excellent background on the problem of hunger, particularly in Africa.
This is one of the best books I have ever read. It is clear, focused, and totally convincing. It takes complex theoretical issues and expresses them in interesting, concrete... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charles E. Garrison
I have read several books on the causes of world hunger. This book brings out some surprising stories about how good intentions have disastrous consequence for the people who are... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Carol J.
I had to read this book for a Food Politics class.
This book tells the story of how people continue to go hungry when there is more than enough food in the world to go... Read more
Very enlightening. Politicians should read this. The US is doing stupid things. We are so ignorant about how food supplys work.Published 13 months ago by Karen P. Lee
This book broke my heart to read. I had to put it down a few times due to the reality of the malnourishment of the global majority. Read morePublished 14 months ago by KATRINA
Great book. Good stats on the challenge. Mentions leading players. Describes positive and negative roles of ag policy in USA and elsewhere. Multiple on-the-ground anecdotes. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kenneth P Scott
Should be required reading for all politicians on how subsidies distort markets worldwide, inflicting the greatest harm on the most vulnerable societies who cannot play the beggar... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Terry Nelson
Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty I could not put this book down. It was very compelling and very eye-opening!Published 21 months ago by Tim
In the book, Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty, Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman attempt to give a historic narrative and well-researched opinion on why there... Read morePublished 23 months ago by John Richardson