Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Do people starve because of over population? No, it has been estimated that the world could feed up to 35 billion people.

Lack of food is not the problem but rather the need for more efficient distribution.

Overpopulation is a myth. It has nothing to do with the amount of people but rather the availability of resources and the capacity of the environment to sustain human activities. To be overpopulated, a nation must have insufficient resources, food and living space.

Indian economist Raj Krishna estimates that India alone is capable of increasing crop yields to the point of providing the entire world’s 6.8 billion inhabitants with food.

Read more at LifeNews

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