Food Security

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Wheat is seen in a field near the southern Ukranian city of Nikolaev July 8, 2013. Prices for wheat supplies with 12.5 percent protein content were unchanged at $252 per tonne in the Black Sea on a free-on-board (FOB) basis last week, according to IKAR on July 29. Prices in shallow-water ports rose $1 to $222 per tonne. Picture taken July 8, 2013.   REUTERS/Vincent Mundy (UKRAINE - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS) - RTX123OJ

Farming land has spread across the world – but is it enough to meet escalating food demand? Image: REUTERS/Vincent Mundy

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