The Philippines can no longer feed itself. That leaves two options: Increase supply or try to do something about demand.
When Filipino fishing families got birth control, the effects were dramatic: more food, kids in school and a new will to defend their reefs.
“Food for 9 Billion” is all over the airwaves tonight, with features on American Public Media's Marketplace and PBS NewsHour on the links between population growth and food security.
A condensed history of the human struggle to put food on the table, from the birth of agriculture to the birth of the 9 billionth human.
Compare countries by more than a dozen indicators, from population growth and malnutrition to available land and water.
Check out these snaps from Bangladesh, where communities are girding for climate change, and India, where a grassroots movement is working to avert a water crisis.
More than a million Egyptian farmers have quit the land in the last 20 years, reshaping the country’s physical and political landscape.
Darlene Courtois had never heard of kwashiorkor, a dangerous form of malnutrition, but records show her hospital billed Medicare for treating the condition anyway.
Greetings from one of the world’s most “climate vulnerable” countries as it prepares for a future of storms, floods, droughts, salty soils and other unpleasantness.
Today’s feature on American Public Media's Marketplace looks at the politics of food as Egyptians head back to the polls.
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