Wednesday, February 27, 2008

DailyWealth: Brazil Key to Upcoming Food Crisis

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  • UN says world food production must increase by 60% over next 20 years to meet demand
  • Grain and meat production is extremely water intensive - many areas in the world do not have the excess water to ramp up grains and meats
  • Brazil will be the key - it has 23% of the world's arable land, and 40% of it is currently unused

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