Special chapters

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Special chapters in addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agricultural situation, each issue of this report since 1957 has included one or more special studies on problems of longer-term interest. Special chapters in earlier issues have covered the following subjects:

1957
Factors influencing the trend of food consumption
Postwar changes in some institutional factors affecting agriculture

1958
Food and agricultural developments in Africa south of the Sahara
The growth of forest industries and their impact on the world's forests

1959
Agricultural incomes and levels of living in countries at different stages of economic development
Some general problems of agricultural development in less-developed countries in the light of postwar experience

1960
Programming for agricultural development

1961
Land reform and institutional change
Agricultural extension, education and research in Africa, Asia and Latin America

1962
The role of forest industries in the attack on economic underdevelopment
The livestock industry in less-developed countries

1963
Basic factors affecting the growth of productivity in agriculture
Fertilizer use: spearhead of agricultural development

1964
Protein nutrition: needs and prospects
Synthetics and their effects on agricultural trade

1966
Agriculture and industrialization Rice in the world food economy

1967
Incentives and disincentives for farmers in developing countries
The management of fishery resources

1968
Raising agricultural productivity in developing countries through technological improvement
Improved storage and its contribution to world food supplies

1969
Agricultural marketing improvement programmes; some lessons from recent experience
Modernizing institutions to promote forestry development

1970
Agriculture at the threshold of the Second Development Decade

1971
Water pollution and its effects on living aquatic resources and fisheries

1972
Education and training for development
Accelerating agricultural research in the developing countries

1973
Agricultural employment in developing countries

1974
Population, food supply and agricultural development

1975
The Second United Nations Development Decade: midterm review and appraisal

1976
Energy and agriculture

1977
The state of natural resources and the human environment for food and agriculture

1978
Problems and strategies in developing regions

1979
Forestry and rural development

1980
Marine fisheries in the new era of national jurisdiction

1981
Rural poverty in developing countries and means of poverty alleviation

1982
Livestock production: a world perspective

1983
Women in developing agriculture

1984
Urbanization, agriculture and food systems

1985
Energy use in agricultural production
Environmental trends in food and agriculture
Agricultural marketing and development

1986
Financing agricultural development

1987-88
Changing priorities for agricultural science and technology in developing countries

1989
Sustainable development and natural resource management

1990
Structural adjustment and agriculture

1991
Agricultural policies and issues: lessons from the 1980s and prospects for the 1990s

1992
Marine fisheries and the law of the sea: a decade of change

1993
Water policies and agriculture


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