The Future of Food

This week Colm O’Regan, In the Balance regular contributor, stand-up comedian and farmer’s son, presents a special In the Balance looking at the future of food. Will we be able to feed the nine and a half billion people that the UN says will be on the planet by 2050? And if so, which technologies will help the most? We meet the people and businesses working to re-shape the way we'll eat, and farm, in the years to come.

Contributors include:
Robert Rhinehart CEO of Soylent
Professor Kim Hammond- Kossack, Rothamsted Research
Joshua Tetrick, Hampton Creek CEO
Charlie Paton, Founder, Seawater Greenhouse
Professor Charles Godfray Director, Oxford Martin Programme of the Future of Food at Oxford University.
Elia Timotheo of EA Fruits.
David Edwards.. CEO of WikiFoods.
And Jonathan Horrell, Director of Sustainability for Mondelez International

Picture: Colm O'Regan (left) with Kim Hammond-Kossack from Rothamsted Research (right)

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28 minutes

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Sun 24 Aug 2014 02:32 GMT

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