Volume 252 Issue 5484, 13 December 1974

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    Looking for a strategy to feed the World over the next decade, the World Food Conference put together a comprehensive action pack—but not all its elements looked easily compatible and the conference called on science and research workers to bridge the gap. Robin Sharp who has attended numerous United Nations conferences as a journalist and now heads Oxfam's Public Affairs Unit was in Rome writing for PAN, the highly successful conference newspaper.

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    J. R. Sparkes, lecturer in economics at the University of Bradford, looks at the work of W. S. Jevons (below), who tried to relate sunspot activity and commercial crises a hundred years ago.

    • J. R. Sparkes

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