Does more food always mean less hunger?

by Aid & International Development Forum

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A group of farming experts have questioned calls that increased food production will guarantee a decline in hunger. International researchers reviewed 53 research papers on intensive farming in low and middle income countries and found it brings limited benefits to poor farmers and damages the environment.

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