In August 2015, 25 students from 17 different countries spent two weeks on an organic farm in Switzerland, discussing the question of how to feed the world and how to do it without harming human health, the environment or people’s communities.
The world’s growing population and increasingly limited resources have created a great challenge to our current agricultural systems, conventional and organic. Yet new research and innovation projects show that cities around the world can certainly be part of the solution.
“The question is not whether we can do it or not,” said Sonia Gandhi, president of the Congress Party, in a speech given last year, when the act was passed in Parliament. “We have to do it.”