As Hite and Seitz (2016) show in Chapter 3: Food, there is
enough food produced and available to feed the entire world every day.
However, for various reasons, millions still go hungry, making food
security—having consistent access to adequate nutritional food—a
persistent global social problem in both developing and developed
Where do most of the world’s hungry live?
What are two causes of hunger and two problems that result?
What are some potential consequences and benefits to using
biotechnologies in developing countries? Based on the research currently
available, should developing countries pursue the use of
biotechnologies? Why or why not?