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G5 Sustainability: Food production

Systems thinking, innovation and food

Resources are shared to meet the needs of living things-across places and generations

Food production: the issues

Industrial farming

Food safety: the issues

Food systems: Organic farming

Food systems: Local vs organic

Food systems: seeds

Making a difference: Economics

Innovation: urban farming

Check this book out of the library for a great overview of solutions.

Innovation: African farmers return to traditional ways

With thanks

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