Meeting Lunch

Allow Me to Introduce Your Food

Resources May 9, 2011


UNDP Human Development Reports

World Bank Data

IMF Data and Statistics

FAO Statistics

Food Issues

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver

Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It by Anna Lappe

Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition, and Health by Marion Nestle

Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System by Raj Patel

Slow Food Nation: Why Our Food Should Be Good, Clean, And Fair by Carlo Petrini

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

The End of Food: The Coming Crisis in the World Food Industry by Paul Roberts

Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation by Amartya Sen


Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang

Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective by Ha-Joon Chang

Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day by Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford and Orlanda Ruthven

Planet of Slums by Mike Davis

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good by William Easterly

Eliminating Human Poverty: Macroeconomic and Social Policies for Equitable Growth by Santosh Mehrotra and Enrique Delamonica

Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality by Branko Milanovic

The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy by Raj Patel

Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development by Ananya Roy

Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen


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