Since the earliest times, hunger and malnutrition have stalked the earth. But, in the past 150 years, famine has essentially been eradicated in the modern world. And, even among the world’s poorest, most of the starvation is due to social unrest or outright warfare disrupting the supply chain. However, malnutrition still robs up to half the world’s people of their health. Fortunately, that may not be true much longer, as genomic technologies maximize the quality and abundance of the world’s food supply. What will this mean for humanity and for agribusiness? We’ll explain.
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