How Agriculture Can Provide Food Security Without Destroying Biodiversity
Latham, Jonathan; Wilson, Allisonhttp://www.independentsciencenews.org/news/agriculture-can-provide-food-security-with-biodiversity/
Date Written: 2011-05-23
Publisher: Independent Science News
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.