The world has a serious problem on its hands – that of how to feed its rapidly growing population. As Save the Children point out in the article on page 15, there are plenty of children who are already suffering as a result of a lack of access to nutritional food stuffs.
What is the solution? In this New Statesman supplement, supported by the Crop Protection Association, we explore the contribution science and engineering have made to food production and security, and the opportunities they present for the future.
We also discuss some of the policy changes that are needed to ensure no one goes hungry.