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Food is essential to survival. In the west we have got used to cheap, plentiful and varied supplies, often flown in from around the world, with a large carbon footprint attached. Changing weather patterns (floods, droughts), sea level rise and erosion are all starting to affect agricultural productivity in many parts of the world. Food security is becoming an increasingly important issue. Already millions go hungry in the third world, this situation is set to get even worse.
Food security