An African proverb states: If you want to go fast; go alone. If you want to go far; go together. But to help solve the most critical challenges facing mankind today, fast and far are both required. One of those challenges is ensuring a sustainable global food supply.
Nearly 800 million people are chronically undernourished and 2 billion are micronutrient deficient, while the number of smaller farms, globally, is on the decline because profitability is so difficult. In short order, these problems will significantly worsen as the United Nations (UN) forecasts the world’s population will grow to 8.