Crop Yields: Could Go Down when They Need to Go Up

Paul McMahon, author of “Feeding Frenzy: The New Politics of Food,” asserts, “Science shows that our planet has the biophysical resources to feed 10bn people. We already produce enough to feed that many, but much food is wasted or diverted towards the rich.” [“Opinion: Food market is increasingly volatile,” Financial Times, 11 April 2014] McMahon …

The Supply Chain’s Role in Food Security

“If current growth patterns continue,” writes Doug Austin, Senior Vice President of Growth & Innovation, “‘extra mouths to feed’ will be an understatement in 2053, when our planet’s population is predicted to jump by 2 billion people. That’s going to be a big challenge for the food industry, and everyone from farmers to distributors to …