June 16, 2014

India's Quest to End World Hunger

Philip Bethge, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Over one third of humanity is undernourished. Now a group of scientists are experimenting with specially-bred crops, and hoping to launch a new Green Revolution -- but controversy is brewing.

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TAGGED: Food, Hunger, India


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