Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Food security

There is some concern about the possibility of food shortage in the world due to climate change and other disasters.

I asked this question in The Wisdom of the Crowd - Will Singapore face the challenge of food security in the future?

45% of the people who voted said that we must build our own sources of supply that are under our control. (However, this may be very expensive or impossible).

10% said that we must enter into strategic partnership with neighboring countries and pay a higher price for a guaranteed source of supply.

19% said that the supplying countries will look after their own interest in the event of a shortage.

26% said that our solution is to diversify our sources of supply from many countries. (This is our current strategy).

You can see the breakdown of the votes in

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