The fight over the future of food

Claudia Parsons, Russell Blinch and Svetlana Kovalyova Reuters Published on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009

..."International leaders are gathering in Rome next week for the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization's World Summit on Food Security and will hear competing arguments over how best to tackle the problem. One of the fiercest disputes will be over the relative importance of science versus social and economic reforms to empower small farmers to grow more with existing technology."