The World Food Summit in Rome ended last week with a whimper—even worse than cynics had predicted – with no concrete, collective commitment to address global hunger. Only vague promises were uttered to cut starvation in half, but that’s the same number cited a decade ago. It gives the impression all of agriculture is in shambles, but that’s not true. Despite some specific problems, encouraging signs have emerged that show agriculture has a bright future and can help address big questions about food, health, the economy and the environment. Urban Cowboy column in the Guelph Mercury.I write about all this in my
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