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One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?

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Duration: 0:49:03 | Added: 19 Feb 2013
More than six decades after the Green Revolution aimed at ending world hunger, regular food shortages, malnutrition, and poverty still plague vast swaths of the world.

And with increasing food prices, climate change, land and water resource degradation and inequality, and an ever-increasing global population, the future holds further challenges. In a discussion of his new book, One Billion Hungry: Can we feed the world?, Sir Gordon Conway, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs, examined the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security, and outlines a development pathway towards ending endemic hunger which is sustainable and achievable.

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