Today on Your Call: What is fueling the world's food crisis?
On today's Your Call, we'll have a conversation about our inability to feed the growing population. One billion people around the globe go to bed hungry every night. According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the U.N., food production must be doubled by the year 2050 to feed an expected 9 billion people. So what are the root causes of hunger? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved and, most recently, The Value of Nothing
Kristin Sundell, a Policy Analyst at ActionAid USA
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Christian Science Monitor: The world can feed itself without ruining the planet, study says
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