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Population and resources

The food issue

What causes the food issues?

Lack of food security- 1 billion undernourished people across the world yet
we waste one quarter of food in Western Europe and North America.
Uneven distribution of food- one quarter of grain is produced in LEDC's yet
they have…

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Population and resources

The green revolution was successful agricultural projects in developing countries.
It was particularly effective in India. It involved:

Expansion of existing farming areas
Double cropping existing farmland to maximise yields
High yield variety seeds


Indian farmers were quick to adopt the new varieties:

In 1960 1.9million…


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