The world is set for a geopolitical struggle over food. With the acquisition of the iconic American pork producer Smithfield Foods, a Chinese company now owns 1 in 4 pigs raised in the U.S.
Saudi Arabia’s once massive underground aquifer system is drying up due to years of overpumping. And California, in the midst of a drought, is heading down the same path. Here’s what the rest of the world can learn from the Saudi water situation.
A food industry giant’s Global Food Security Index adds nutrition, food safety and public policy to the mix.
The first question a journalist asks when deciding whether to report a story is: What’s new? That can be a challenge when it comes to famine in Africa.
Progress has been impressive on the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals, but hunger rates remain stubbornly high.
Tomorrow is a big day for public confabulation about feeding a world with 9 billion people in it, with high-profile events in Aspen, Colo., and New York.