Food Supply


Population growth: doom or necessity?

Marcus Roberts | 21 October 2013

The New Yorker reviews the arguments.


More people, less hunger!

Marcus Roberts | 07 October 2013

A UN report puts another nail in Malthus’ well-shut coffin.


No such thing as “population explosion”

Marcus Roberts | 23 September 2013

The problem is not too many people, but bad political choices.


Bugs for Breakfast anyone?

Shannon Roberts | 15 May 2013

A book just released by the United Nations, Edible Insects: future prospects for food and feed security, discusses the benefits that insect farming could potentially have on the environment and on the supply of food worldwide. It is certainly ‘food for thought’ on the various food sources we don’t even tap into - especially given that the media often postulates on overpopulation and a lack of food.  But would we want to?


Less Hunger in the World

Marcus Roberts | 12 October 2012

A new UN report has downgraded estimates of the number of hungry people in the world today.


A Return to Lagos

Marcus Roberts | 19 September 2012

An editorial from Nigeria - what do those in a country with an “exploding population” think?

 
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