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Thursday, August 22, 2013 | By Steve Sonka, director for the ADM Institute for the Prevention of Post Harvest Loss
The issue of global food security has recently reemerged as an important societal concern. Factors such as the prospect of needing to feed an additional two billion people in the next two or three decades, the presence today of nearly 870 million people who are chronically hungry, and the recent social unrest associated with food price increases all have contributed to a reawakening of interest in this issue.
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