Why Do A Billion Go Hungry?

If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise there will be no peace. — Norman Borlaug

~~~~ Good News of the Day: In 1971, Frances Moore Lappe wrote a remarkable book that started a movement: “Diet for a Small Planet.” Since then, people have been asking her, “Have things gotten better or worse?” She says, both. The number of hungry people has soared to nearly a billion, despite strong harvests; just four companies control three quarters of international grain trade; conditions for farmworkers remain so horrific that seven Florida growers have been convicted of slavery involving over 1000 workers. However, there is another current that is democratizing power and aligning farming with nature’s genius. Take a look at this insightful look into our global food system. http://premiere.whatcounts.com/t?ctl=169B22D:C3009629A010612CCFDD75E5DDE63887B4B847859706E37D&

~~~~ Be The Change: Will bio-technology solve the world’s hunger problem or only deepen it? Contemplate the reflections of various experts in the field. http://premiere.whatcounts.com/t?ctl=169B22E:C3009629A010612CCFDD75E5DDE63887B4B847859706E37D&

**Share A Reflection** http://premiere.whatcounts.com/t?ctl=169B22F:C3009629A010612CCFDD75E5DDE63887B4B847859706E37D&

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