The Current State of Agriculture (According to the FAO)

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  1. Reblogged this on Science on the Land and commented:
    argylesock says… Here’s a summary of where food comes from and how it feeds people. My fellow blogger highlights some of the interesting numbers. I notice that rice (Oryza sativa) is a staple food for more than half of the world’s people. I wish this infographic referred to malnutrition, but its focus is on how much food people eat instead of whether people’s diets are adequate.

  2. During the Soviet era, it was decided that Uzbekistan would be the cotton-producing region, notwithstanding that the land is not suitable for cotton production. It has nearly drained the Aral Sea. Tying it to this post, a significant number of children are forced to do labour in these fields.

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