How Agriculture Can Provide Food Security Without Destroying Biodiversity

Latham, Jonathan; Wilson, Allison
http://www.independentsciencenews.org/news/agriculture-can-provide-food-security-with-biodiversity/

Publisher:  Independent Science News
Date Written:  23/05/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15485

According to conventional wisdom, the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte has achieved something impossible. So, too, has the island of Cuba. They are feeding their hungry populations largely with local, low-input farming methods that enhance the environment rather than degrade it. They have achieved this, moreover, at a time of rising food prices when others have mostly retreated from their own food security goals.

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