Food: Gaining Against Hunger

Although 500 million of the world's 3.5 billion people still go to bed hun gry, agricultural technology has shown that food production can indeed keep ahead of population growth. Last week the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization reported that world farm output increased in 1968 by about 3% v. a population growth of 2%.

The ten-year trend shows a slowly in creasing amount of food per person.

Only Latin America fell behind seriously last year; drought caused a drop of 2% in food output, while population increased by 2%. Developing countries in Africa increased farm production by 2%, while...

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