This month’s National Geographic magazine and its website feature a sensible new exploration of how we are going to meet the challenge of feeding 9 billion people.
Although there is still a lot of unnecessary angst around this topic, we are all going to have to find a way of producing more from less if we want to avoid seeing millions more people suffer from hunger than is already the case today. The article argues for a less polarized, more intelligent approach to solving the problem, which is real. As it says, “We would be wise to explore all of the good ideas, whether from organic and local farms or high-tech and conventional farms and blend the best from both.” That seems reasonable to us.
Read the full article here.