Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?

By 2050, the world will have a population of more than 9 billion people. Essentially all of the net growth will occur outside the developed world. Will we be prepared to feed all of those people? Or, will predictions of famine prove correct? We'll examine the facts and assumptions underlying key scenarios and provide an objective assessment of the coming decades.

For as long as there have been humans on this Earth, we have struggled with a balancing act between the size of the food supply and the size of th.....

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