- ‘Perfect storm’ of issues will bring widespread starvation if nothing is done
- Food prices to rise by 50 per cent over the next decade
- GM crops will be needed to feed the world
- Global population to grow to 9billion by 2050
The cost of food will soar by 50 per cent over the next few decades as the world becomes racked by famine, mass migrations and riots, experts have warned.
The increase will be triggered by the exploding world population, rising cost of fuel and increased competition for water, according to a leading Government think-tank.
Spiralling food prices will push hundreds of millions of people into hunger, trigger mass migration and spark civil unrest, the report warned.
And in the UK, the price of basics such as bread, rice and milk will spiral to inflation-busting record prices within the next few decades.
The report, from Foresight, a think-tank set up to predict future crises, called for â€˜urgent actionâ€™ to prevent food shortages, and said genetically modified crops may be needed to prevent famines.
Delivered by The Daily Sheeple
We encourage you to share and republish our reports, analyses, breaking news and videos (Click for details).
Contributed by The Daily Sheeple of The Daily Sheeple.