FAO's Review on the Future of Root and Tuber Crops, Bananas and Plantains
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A review of constraints to increased productivity and utilization of roots, tuber crops, bananas, and plantains in developing countries presented at CGIAR International Centers Week in 1987 by FAO Agriculture Department Assistant Director General C.H. Bonte-Friedheim. It addresses the significance of these crops to human nutrition, the displacement of many such traditional crops by green revolution wheat and rice, international production trends, and factors influencing supply and demand. Recommendations are offered to producing countries and their policy makers, research institutions, and donors.Presented at CGIAR International Centers Week 1987, and considered at TAC 45 at the suggestion of CGIAR Chairman W. David Hopper.