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The world’s food security is increasingly reliant on 14 “chokepoints” for seaborne trade, a think-tank report has warned.

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Almost 25% of the world’s food is traded on international markets.

This, it says, makes food supply and prices vulnerable to unforeseen crises or climate change.

Continue reading:  World food security risks ‘growing’

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4 thoughts on “World food security risks ‘growing’

  1. I see this in my village. It does seem more people are reliant on buying food. Subsistence farming is almost dying and as such any negative changes in the market affect them badly

  2. About 4-5 years ago I heard a “factoid” on CNN that the USA makes up only about 4.5% of the world population, BUT uses (wastes?) near 30% of the Earth’s resources! Would this also be why we are the most obese nation in the world? 😦

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