Posted by: janya | March 31, 2008

Shortage of food resources

Surging foodgrain prices and worsening global supplies are now bringing the domestic food crisis to the boil. The crisis has been building up for some time – Indian farmers seem to have hit a dead end as their foodgrain yields are no longer going up. Grain output has been stagnating for over a decade and now there’s a growing gap between supply and demand.

Next time when you are wasting food, please remember that there is someone else in the world who needs it. We import our food resources and sure we can afford it. But what about all those who are deprived of basic necessity and are hungry where they cannot feed themselves. Think about it. Every grain saved is a grain produced.

Check this article out:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India_headed_for_food_shortages/articleshow/2912360.cms

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