Food for Mankind

Case: food(2)

  CHIPS OR BANANAS? “Siti comes home from school, being hungry. She shouts to her mother to give her something to eat, but mother is busy and tells her to fetch something from the ‘warung’ (small shop) around the corner… read more “Case: food(2)”

Case: food

  CÔTE DE PORC AU VIN BLANC Jesse likes nice food and he loves to cook. Tonight his friend Bo is coming over for dinner. Jesse and his mother tried hard to prepare a perfect meal. And with success: the… read more “Case: food”

Where’s the Super Food? (the article)

Scientists have genetically engineered several biofortified food plants to tackle a scourge of developing countries—micronutrient malnutrition. The crops have yet to be planted on a wide scale, but that may be about to change. Right now, one billion people are… read more “Where’s the Super Food? (the article)”

Bugs can solve food crisis

A tropical entomologist argues that edible insects offer a sustainable alternative for conventional meat. Insects sold at Laotian market > As early as 1885, the British entomologist Vincent M. Holt wrote a booklet with the title: “Why not eat insects?”… read more “Bugs can solve food crisis”

Water Stress and the Himalayas

Is this the future? In 50 years time, within half a century from now, Himalayan glaciers will have receded significantly, fish stocks will have vanished and cultivatable land will have largely depleted, especially in developing countries. As a result, the… read more “Water Stress and the Himalayas”