Agriculture and Peace – the Role of Science and Technology in Feeding Humankind in the 21st Century.

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Event
  • DATE / TIME :
    2002•10•01
    Location :
    Tokyo

    Agriculture, Development and Human Rights in the Future of Africa“Had the world’s food supply been distributed evenly, it would have provided an adequate diet in 2000 (2,350 calories, principally from grain) for 7.2 billion people—about one billion more than the actual population. However, had people in Third World countries attempted to obtain 70 percent of their calories from animal and fish products—as in the industrialized countries—only about half of the current world population could be fed.”