U.N. warns food security a risk to Asia-Pacific

By Reuters | Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:49 AM
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By Stian Reklev

ULAN BATOR, March 10 (Reuters) - The world must increase its food production by 60 percent by mid-century or risk serious food shortages that could bring social unrest and civil wars, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday.

Demand for food will rise rapidly over the next few decades as the world population surpasses 9 billion and increasingly wealthy people ...

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