BUSINESS-AS-USUAL NOT AN OPTION WITH FUTURE GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY IN JEOPARDY, CAUTIONS UN AGENCY

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BUSINESS-AS-USUAL NOT AN OPTION WITH FUTURE GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY IN JEOPARDY, CAUTIONS UN AGENCY

Warning that diminishing natural resources and a changing climate have put humankind’s future ability to feed itself “in jeopardy,” the United Nations underlined today that while the planet still has the potential to produce enough food, “major transformations” are needed to make production sustainable and to ensure that all of humanity benefits. Read more

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