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What will ten billion humans eat?

By Emmanuelle Landais

In order to feed 10 billion people by 2050, in a world facing rising temperatures and scarcer water supplies, crop scientists and researchers believe we’ll need to dramatically change the way we produce food.

When it comes to wheat and other cereals, that means developing technologies including genetic engineering. It also means more investment is required in research and development.

Emmanuelle Landais was at the international wheat Congress held in Canada in July to find out more.

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