The Future of Food: A Looming Crisis
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According to Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy at London’s City University, future wars may be fought specifically over agricultural resources. This DVD assesses the potential for a global food crisis as it guides viewers through issues involving climate change, oil consumption, biofuel development, fish stock depletion, and other topics. A Rift Valley herder discusses drought in Africa, a Cuban scholar details the impact of the Soviet collapse on food transportation in his country, an Indian farmer reports being pressured into planting jatropha instead of food crops, and Senegalese fishermen lament the intrusion of Western corporate interests. DVD. 52 minutes. Available in the United States only. Copyright 2009.