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More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.
The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
An alarming amount of the food we produce is never eaten. It’s a huge waste of land, water, labor, fuel and other resources. How to limit the losses? That depends on where we live.
Where food is cheap and plentiful, consumers are the biggest wasters -- whether at home, in restaurants or at school. But how much of this waste is preventable?
Soon most seafood consumed worldwide will be farmed, not wild. Vietnamese farmers are raising pangasius -- sold in U.S. and European markets as "catfish" -- on an industrial scale, while researchers and environmentalists seek to make fish farming both efficient and environmentally safe.