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Understanding Global Food Security

 

Touch the Soil News #1700 (Feature Photo – Satellite Image of the UAE. Notice how much of the nation is desert – courtesy of NASA, Public Domain)

Farmlandgrab.org brings the story of what nations who must import most of their food are willing to do. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), a desert nation of 10 million people is investing in a farm 4,500 miles away in Indonesia. Work is beginning to create a farming enterprise of 365,000 acres. That equates to a farm that is 10 miles wide and almost 60 miles long. You can read the story here:

https://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/29885-uae-agricultural-giant-invests-in-100-000-hectares-minister-of-environment-and-forestry-will-prepare-the-land

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