How Not to “Feed the World”

Corporations like Monsanto say that GMOs are necessary to feeding the growing world. Yet 1 billion people starve each day and GMOs have been on the market since 1996. Is biotechnology really the solution to feeding the world?

Hardly.

But why do so many people starve each day?

A combination of things contribute to hunger in the world but a big part of the problem is the massive land grabs being done by the rich. Rich corporations to be exact. Corporations buy up land and usually export the goods produced on that land.

This leaves communities helpless and hungry. Read more from Mother Jones on what causes hunger and how not to “feed the world.”

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