09/10/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Is Technology The Problem Or The Answer To Our Food Production Woes? (VIDEO)

The world's food production needs to double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population.

But over this period, climate change, reduced access to water and changing land use are likely to make growing crops harder rather than easier.

Scientists are trying to find new ways of using fewer resources to produce more food.

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