May 5, 2009 – Feeding the World?

A common admonition about organic agriculture is that it cannot feed the world and that the crowning achievement of modern industrial agriculture is this claim to “feed the world.” I was very much taken aback to find the following graphic that shows of the 10 most undernourished countries in the world, eight of them receive no corn exports from the U.S.

This graphic is taken from a report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy report on ethanol.

one year ago…”Fruit Tree Blossoms”