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FAO.SB191.R5F2 2005
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TITLE: Proceedings of the FAO Rice Conference 2004 : rice in global markets : Rome, 12-13 February 2004 / [preface by Alexander Sarris].
AUTHOR: FAO Rice Conference (2004 : Rome, Italy)
SERIES: FAO commodities and trade proceedings ; 1
PUBLISHED: Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, c2005.
DESCRIPTION: vii, 117 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
NOTES: Essays and abstracts in English, French and Spanish.
NOTES: "TC/M/A0033E/1/9.05/1200"--P. [4] of cover.
NOTES: The International Year of Rice (IYR) promotes improved production and access to this vital food crop, which feeds more than half the world's population while providing income for millions of rice producers, processors and traders. To celebrate IYR, FAO convened an international rice conference which was open to the participation of governments, research institutions, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. The growth in rice consumption has started to slow down; this publication aims to explain why and how, and draws together all the presentations pertaining to one of the general themes of the Conference: rice in the context of global markets.
SUBJECT: Rice--Congresses.
SUBJECT: Rice trade--Congresses.
ADDED ENTRY: Sarris, Alexander.
ADDED ENTRY: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

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