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    HUNGER

    Can We Feed Everyone in the World?

    Predictions of doom regarding world food supplies are a centuries-old tradition, but experts are worried that scientists around the world will fail to meet goals of increasing world food production by 50 percent over the next twenty years in order to match population growth. In 2009, the number of hungry people in the world passed 1 billion, a number which was increased by the global recession. Experts gathered in Rome last week to discuss strategies. “The way we manage the global agriculture and food security system doesn’t work,” said a United Nations economist. “There is this paradox of increasing global food production, even in developing countries, yet there is hunger.”