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Present and Prospective Food Supplies

Nature volume 101, pages 154155 (25 April 1918) | Download Citation



RECENT reviews of the outlook for food supplies after the war have been so uniformly pessimistic that a note of comparative optimism from so eminent an authority as Sir R. Henry Rew is doubly welcome at the present juncture. In his address to the Royal Statistical Society on December 18 last (Journal of ithe Royal Statistical Society, January, 1918) Sir Henry was able to arrive at the conclusion that the prospects of food supplies for the hungry world after the war are at least not hopelessly gloomy, although indeed his considerations were limited solely tp supplies, and did not cover the problem of transport.

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