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Who Really Feeds the World?:

The Failures of Agribusiness

and the Promise of Agroecology

by Dr. Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva is a physicist, world-renowned

environmental thinker and activist, and a tireless crusader for economic, food, and gender justice.

She is the author and editor of many influential

books, including Making Peace with the Earth, Earth Democracy, Soil Not Oil, Staying Alive, Stolen Harvest, Water Wars, and Globalization's New Wars. Dr. Shiva is the recipient of more than

twenty international awards, among them the Right Livelihood Award (1993); the John Lennon-

Yoko Ono Grant for Peace (2008); The Sydney Peace Prize (2010); and the Calgary Peace Prize

(Canada, 2011). In addition, she is a board member of the World Future Council and one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization (whose other members include Jerry Mander, Edward Goldsmith, Ralph Nader, and Jeremy Rifkin). She travels frequently to speak at conferences around the world.

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Who Really Feeds the World? is a powerful manifesto calling for agricultural justice and genuine sustainability, drawing upon Shiva’s thirty years of research and accomplishments in the field.