Food Scarcity

The Future of The Global Food Supply at Risk. By 2050 there will be 9 billion people on the planet – but will there be enough food for everyone? What environmental, societal and economic forces are reshaping the global context for food security? These and more questions will be raised on this themed site.


Feeding Nine Billion Video 1: Introducing Solutions to the Global Food Crisis by Dr. Evan Fraser

By 2050 there will be 9 billion people on the planet – but will there be enough food for everyone? Food security expert Dr Evan Fraser guides you through a whiteboard presentation of his solution to the Global Food Crisis.




Davos 2014 - Rethinking Global Food Security

What environmental, societal and economic forces are reshaping the global context for food security? Dimensions to be addressed: – Changing climate and weather patterns – Addressing demands of an emerging global middle class – Strengthening efficient agricultural value chains .




Global Citizen: Hans Rosling at The University of Oslo: "Fact Based World View"

Hans Rosling explains, why population groth does not necessarily increase food scarcity.




Jean Ziegler - We feed the world

Special Rapporteur on human rights and food tells how he defined terms such as free trade subsidy and hunger … A Segment from the documentary ‘We Feed The World’ by Erwin Wagenhofer




What Causes Food Scarcity?

For some scientific solutions to food scarcity are less important than political ones. Listen to Sarah Liebermann from Christ Church who argues it is allocation that is the crucial factor and this can be affected by all sorts of causes.




Agriculture technology: Matt Waits at TEDxOStateU

Matt Waits, '99 agricultural economics, is CEO of SST Software, an industry leader in agricultural information management. He led Stillwater-based SST Software to develop an enterprise-level data-management platform that encompasses essential components for meeting site-specific farm management.




Why Sustainable Farming Matters: Dean Carlson at TEDxPhoenixville

Dean is a 1994 graduate of the University of Chicago with an AB in Economics. After being a floor based derivative market maker for a few years, he moved to Philadelphia and then Dublin to trade convertible bond securities. Always bothered by the assumption of infinite growth in the field of economics,




Soil-free agriculture [English]: Yuichi Mori at TEDxTokyo

Soil-free agriculture [English]: Yuichi Mori at TEDxTokyo