Times supplement: Food supply must not cost the earth

The importance of agriculture can’t be overstated: it not only keeps the world’s population alive, it is also the single largest employer in the world, providing a livelihood for 40 per cent of the planet’s population. Screen Shot 2013-04-19 at 11.06.25Yet it’s an inefficient, unsustainable system. Though we grow enough to feed the world, more than 900 million people still suffer from hunger due to lack of access to food.
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