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How to feed the world and save the planet

Global food prices have more than doubled over the past decade, reaching unprecedented highs. Increased prices have made food less affordable to many and exposed deep structural flaws in the global food system. Meanwhile, the increase in food production necessary to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding population will—under current technologies and practices—lead to further environmental destruction in the form of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), water pollution, and land degradation.

Related Subject(s): Economic and Social Development
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