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Rising fertility rates and low productivity cause shortages
Some experts believe enough food is produced for everyone. The real problems are poor distribution and wastefulness, they say
Big risk for inflation vigilantes
Bumper crops do not ease urgency of food security
Demographics are important over the medium- and long-term
Demand for food presents opportunities, but should markets be involved?
Huge amounts of money are forecast to be spent on water scarcity solutions, improvements to aging infrastructure and treatment technologies, writes Rod Newing
Volatility makes it harder for farmers and producers to make plans, writes Gregory Meyer
A new topic has entered the global debate on commodities policy
World warned to prepare for years of expensive cereals and meat
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