Haven’t Quite Figured Out How to Feed Billions More People

National Geographic: When famine loomed in Mexico and southern Asia in the mid-20th century, agricultural crop researchers saved the day. Scientists at Mexico's International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Philippines's International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) came up with new, high-yielding varieties of wheat and rice that raised harvests and kept starvation at bay. Share Share on emailEmail More » That major advancement in crop production—financed with money from governments and the Rockefeller......

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