You often hear that we are going to have a food crisis in a couple of decades, when the global population reaches 10 billion. However, the reality is that we already produce enough food to feed 10 billion people. Unfortunately, the developed world wastes about one third of all the food
I do not believe that the government’s targets for growth in agricultural productivity will be met. Even if they are, it will be skewed growth, which will not better the real incomes of the vast majority of farmers.