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To Feed This World

To Feed This World

By Sterling Wortman and Ralph W. Cummings, Jr.

Johns Hopkins, 1978, 440 pp.
Neither Feast nor Famine

Neither Feast nor Famine

By Selwyn Enzer, Richard Drobnick and Steven Alter

Lexington Books, 1978, 186 pp.

Both books agree that the world can feed itself if the task is given sufficient priority. Wortman and Cummings, officials of the Rockefeller Foundation, spell out the methods in considerable detail and cite a voluminous literature. The other book results from a most ingenious combination of several forecasting methods with the documented reaction of experts to possible events in the future.