Call for agricultural research to help world's poor

日期:2019-03-01 08:20:01 作者:淳于幔座 阅读:

LAST year’s food crisis, which left the world’s poorest people struggling to buy food, is far from over. And things could get worse if money isn’t quickly invested in agricultural technology. Compared with the record highs reached last year, food prices have dropped by around 30 per cent. But that doesn’t necessarily mean fewer are going hungry as the worldwide economic downturn has left people with less money to buy food. Agriculture ministers from 95 countries who met this week in Madrid, Spain, called for more research and other investment in agriculture to boost food production worldwide. Without it,