The Green Revolution as a Key to Food Security

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The Green Revolution as a Key to Food Security

Oleh : Safira Prabawidya Pusparani

 

People today live in a world full of irony, where some countries live in a problem of obesity while others live in severe famine. The world contains enough food to feed everyone in this planet yet 870 million people still suffer from chronic undernourishment. How is this possible? There clearly is a breakdown in the process for distributing food towards all parts of the globe’s population. However, distribution remains a small aspect on the current food crisis. The production of food has become a lethal process to how foods are available for communities. The World Bank has found that the globe needs to produce at least 50 per cent more food by cheap jerseys wholesale 2050 to feed the expected global population of nine billion people.[1] However, these efforts are heavily hampered by low stockpiles, increasing population, high fuel prices, depleting natural capital but most of all, climate change. If we are to change the current conditions of poor food production and distribution, the problem of climate change needs to be solved as well.

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