Japanese animation on food security

This is an excellent and informative animated video done by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) in Japan.  Thanks goes again to Stephen Rees for writing a great post. Food security is a huge issue for Japan.  Being isolated on an archipelago presents special challenges to supplying food and other resources to Japan.  The Land of the Rising Sun has been a net … Continue reading Japanese animation on food security

The importance of food security

AFP: Spike in prices hits Hong Kong shoppers, food industry The article above is about food security. In our increasingly global economy, prices of commodities can flucutate wildly. Hong Kong is a key example, or microcosm, of what can happen to food prices. Hong Kong is in the precarious position of having to import most of their food. They do have some farmland in the … Continue reading The importance of food security