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How to Feed a Growing Planet

How to Feed a Growing Planet

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In the next 30 years, global population is estimated to surpass nine billion people. Will there be too many people, too little food? In this podcast, join NBC News Chief Science and Health correspondent Robert Bazell and a round-table of food experts as they discuss how climate, politics and economics impact food systems and food security.

Guests include activist and best-selling author Raj Patel, geneticist Molly Jahn, and chef and UNICEF ambassador Marcus Samuelsson.

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Wooden Ifugao Figures from Anthropology's Philippines Collection

Wooden Ifugao Figures from Anthropology's Philippines Collection

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In the mountains of northern Luzon in the Philippines, the Ifugao people cultivate rice on elaborate terraces with intricate irrigation systems, a landscaping effort grand enough to have earned designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Some households keep carved wooden bulul figures representing mythological deities to ensure good harvests and to protect the fields and granaries. 

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