Feeding the Nine Billion

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Global food prices have leapt in the past few years and there are fears that if the world’s population goes on growing, many more people will go hungry. A terrible prospect, but is it true? And if so, what is to be done about it? Peter Day chairs a roundtable discussion with experts from around the world.

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Thu 16 May 2013 03:32 GMT

Contributors to this programme

Duncan Green

senior strategic adviser at Oxfam.

 

Paul McMahon

author of the new book ‘Feeding Frenzy: The New Politics of Food’ and sustainability advisor.

 

Professor Judi Wakhungu

director of the African Centre for Technology Studies in Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Scott Irwin

agricultural economist, University of Illinois.

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