Solutions For Food Security, Environmental Challenges Needed To Feed Hungry, ‘Save The Earth’
Devex: How to feed our planet without devastating the environment
Catherine Cheney, special projects editor at NationSwell
“…The international community has a major challenge on its hands when it comes to figuring out how to provide 70 percent more food to feed nine billion people by the year 2050 while still protecting the planet. Rising temperatures are placing new strains on farmers at the same time that a growing population is placing new strains on the land, with climate change leading to food insecurity and environmental damage that will be difficult to reverse. Solutions at the nexus of food security and the environment are necessary both to feed the hungry and save the earth…” Cheney discusses five ways to drive this process (7/8).