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Many questions for the dinner table

Climate & Biodiversity | Jul 7, 2007

Some key issues and dilemmas about food that the developed countries are beginning to ponder, and which the argumentative Indian can take to heart.
How do we produce food? How do we distribute it? And how do we consume it? These are questions that are increasingly understood to be at the core of sustainable economies. And how we regard food, think about it and treat it, is clearly at the heart of sustainable well-being.

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