25 May 2011

World needs a larger kitchen, Thailand please note
Bangkok Post - Thailand

In his keynote address at the Future of Food Conference in Washington on May 4, Prince Charles warned that the world needed to urgently create a new food system based largely on organic agriculture, in order to feed a world population that is heading towards 9 billion - or 219,000 new mouths to feed every day. (...)Alarming as that may sound, the challenges could very well be greater than the Prince of Wales indicated, because three days after he delivered the address, the United Nations Population Division came out with new projections, saying that the world population would not stop growing at 9 billion; rather, it is heading for over 10 billion by 2100 before levelling off. …(25 May 2011)

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