BOOK REVIEWS

Kirkus Reviews: “…a grave and timely look at the future of feeding the planet.”

“The ravages of climate change come into sharp focus in this exhaustive report from the front lines. It is a scientific fact that the planet is warming. But how bad is climate change really? Based on the information in this country-hopping exploration of genetically modified seeds, vast land grabs in developing nations, the biofuel boom, and agribusiness overreach, we are in trouble….”

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Nature, International Journal of  Science: “[I]n Eating Tomorrow, Timothy Wise writes a powerful polemic against agricultural technology that is sold to developing countries as progress towards the common good, but that ends up as a tool of agribusiness oligopoly and profit.” - Felicity Lawrence 

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Booklist: “Wise [sees] hope in the small-plot farmers of the world who are rising in protest. His report will interest readers concerned about human rights and the environment.”

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CounterPunch: “Read Eating Tomorrow…. Tomorrow belongs to the future. This book promises to outrage and inform you to say no to agribusiness. It’s well-written, inspiring, and incisive.”

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Inter Press Service: “Agribusiness Is the Problem, Not the Solution"  - Jomo Kwame Sundaram, prize-winning economist and former official at UN 
Food and Agriculture Organization

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A.C.R.E.S U.S.A: The voice of ecological agriculture: "If you have any interest in how food is produced, distributed and consumed, this book is for you.... You will have a firmer grasp on the realities of the world food system and why it is so resistant to change." (read full review)

ResoluteReader: "Throughout the book, Wise emphasizes the self-organization of those who work the land and their families. As he points out 'the pro-corporate agenda' blinds policy makers and it is social movements that can, and have, transformed the situation."

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Timothy A. Wise is Senior Researcher at the Small Planet Institute where he directs the Land and Food Rights Program. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Tufts University’s Global Development and Environment Institute. A widely published commentator on food and agriculture, Wise offers a unique combination of economic journalism, international development, and academic research. A prestigious Fellowship from the Open Society Institute supported the research for this book. He is the co-author of Confronting Globalization: Economic Integration and Popular Resistance in Mexico (Kumarian 2003) and A Survey of Sustainable Development (Island Press 2001).

Follow Wise on Twitter @TimothyAWise 

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