Policy Forum Pod

Feeding the world

Episode Summary

One of the world’s leading water and environment experts provides his short answer to a very big question: how can we create a world without hunger?

Episode Notes

Of the world’s population of more than 7.3 billion people, almost 900 million go to bed hungry. By 2050, there will be at least 2 billion extra mouths to feed. How can we step up our efforts to end world hunger, while also ensuring we’re ready for the food challenges of the 21st century?

On this week’s podcast, we hear from Asit K Biswas, one of the world's leading experts on water and environmental management, about why we must look outside the box on food security.

Professor Asit Biswas is one of the world’s leading authorities on water and environmental management, and currently the Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy in Singapore.