How to Feed 7 Billion People: TidBit of the Day

| November 1, 2011

You’ve all heard the news: we now are 7 billion+ on the same sized Planet Earth whose natural resources are being rapidly depleted. Which begs the question: how do we feed everyone?

Our friends at the World Food Programme have collected 7 must reads about this issue. We encourage you to take a look – from the need for greater and smarter food production to the role of women and technology. For example, take a look at National Geographic’s infographic about our dwindling food variety:

Source: National Geographic

Does the 7 billionth person affect you?

Oh, yes.

The link to the articles on World Food Programme is here.

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  1. what a scary graphic! And that’s just the veggies….what about the grains and meats? Biodiversity is the key, it’s a shame everyone (esp. those in charge) don’t get it…Theresa

  2. Liz says:

    Yikes…and in the place of some of these varieties are things like cardboard tasting tomatoes.

  3. That’s tough, isn’t it?!

  4. rebecca says:

    wow thats so sad we have lost so many varieties

  5. Such frightening statistics but so need to know, will read up on the “world food program”, thank you for the information 🙂