week 6 | discussion collapse

   Week 6 | Discussion  Collapse         

Feeding the World

As Hite  and Seitz (2016) show in Chapter 3: Food, there is enough food produced  and available to feed the entire world every day. However, for various  reasons, millions still go hungry, making food security—having  consistent access to adequate nutritional food—a persistent global  social problem in both developing and developed countries.   

Where do most of the world’s hungry live?

What are two causes of hunger and two problems that result?

What  are some potential consequences and benefits to using biotechnologies  in developing countries? Based on the research currently available,  should developing countries pursue the use of biotechnologies? Why or  why not?