Tonight there will be 219,000 new mouths to feed at the world's dinner table -- that's 80 million more people over the next year. In the year 2050, there will be 9 billion people on planet Earth. How do we feed them fairly, safely and well, and make sure that every mouth is fed?
FUTURE FOOD is a highly topical new documentary series that asks how we are going to feed ourselves in the 21st Century, and looks for answers in Peru, Kenya, USA, India, Nigeria and China.
From the producers of the popular LIFE series on globalization and its effects on communities and people around the world.
The Future Food includes the following titles:
What's the best method of growing food for a hungry population of 9.5 billion people: Big, or small?
The people of India are faced with a choice: indulge in a Western-style fast food diet, or embrace healthy and indigenous alternatives.
Kenyan farmer Moses Shaha journeys through the Tana Delta, where farmers are starting to grow jatropha, a biofuel crop.
The Nigerian Minister for Agriculture wants to ensure Nigerians eat food grown in Nigeria.
In Lima, Peru, a new generation of top chefs are cooking with traditional ingredients and supporting traditional livelihoods.
Who will grow China's food as young people leave the countryside for the cities?
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