Extra Billionth Person Good for Farmers

Published on 21st October 2011

The 7th billionth baby set to be delivered on October 31, 2011 will offer world farmers another opportunity to scale up their productivity to keep the world fed (Dw-world.de; accessed October 26, 2011). Investments in intellectual capital and technological innovations protect the world from the perception that more people are a threat to global sustenance. The question is: who will pay to get the extra one billion people fed?  (Reuters.com; accessed October 26, 2011)

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