Exploring the challenge of keeping ourselves fed
at a time of rapid social and environmental change
In our latest videos, CIR digs into the largest Chinese purchase of an American business: iconic Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International.
China has the potential to revive California’s beleaguered dairy industry, but at what environmental cost?
In India, climate change is already forcing farmers to adapt to saltwater intrusion, flooding and droughts.
Reporter Scott Tong compares the situation in Somalia, where thousands have died of starvation, with Ethiopia, which is enduring the same drought without major loss of life.
Listeners point out that there’s more to feeding the world than growing more food. To which we say: Stay tuned.
Somalia and Ethiopia have just been through the worst drought in decades. So why are tens of thousands of people dying on one side of the border and hardly any on the other?
Drumroll, please: The first two features in our yearlong series air today on American Public Media's Marketplace.
Nearly every prescription for feeding the world says we need to invest more money in science. What's that money going to get us?
Executive producer, Food for 9 Billion
China correspondent, PRI's The World
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