‘The world is coming to an end’: The world is going to end soon, says the Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama is calling for a global solution to the world’s food shortages.
But what will that look like?
The leader of the world-renowned Buddhist group has been on a crusade for decades to make the world a better place, from giving free vaccinations to ending the use of pesticides.
He’s also the founder of the charity Mercy Corps, which works to end extreme poverty and hunger in developing countries.
He was asked to comment on the world being on the verge of a food crisis, as he spoke to Wired’s Julia Roberts at a conference in India.
“I have never been afraid of anything.
I’ve always been confident that things would work out,” he said.
And that’s what I’m calling for. “
So, we have to get to the point where we can really transform our food system and create a sustainable, better food system.
But we need to work together.” “
People are going to starve, so it’s not going to be easy.
But we need to work together.”
But the world may not be on the brink of an impending food crisis.
The Dalai has been calling for people to adopt a new approach to food production, which he said is based on “the principle of sharing rather than monopolising”.
And while his own charitable work may have changed, he still believes that food is more important than ever.
“It’s important to be honest about food because it is the most powerful force for survival in the world,” he told Roberts.
“That’s why I want people to see the importance of food.”
But is this approach sustainable?
We took a look at how some of the most important food crops are grown around the world, and found that while the world currently produces a lot of food, it also consumes a lot.
The biggest food crops The biggest crop is corn.
Here are the world food sources, sorted by their amount of food: 1.
Wheat, US$6 billion A big grain, the wheat is grown mainly in the US, where it is widely used in processed foods, cereals, pasta, bread and other products.
But it also has a huge role in meat production.
Corn is the world crop with the biggest share of global food consumption.
It accounts for 40% of world grain consumption and about 10% of global livestock feed.
Milk, US $4 billion The world’s largest dairy product.
The US produces about 15% of the global milk consumption.
This is because of the US’s proximity to Canada, the world hub for dairy exports.
But milk is also important for the growing global population.
The number of people who rely on milk has grown by more than 70% since 1970, and about half of the population now depends on dairy products.
Corn, US¢1 trillion Corn, also known as soybean, is the main crop for soybean oil and corn oil.
In India, the largest exporter of corn in the whole world, more than half the world corn production is used for food, including rice, wheat, wheat products and corn flour.
The United States is the largest producer of corn and other grains in the global supply chain.
In 2012, corn accounted for more than 40% (US$5.3 trillion) of the agricultural output in the United States.
Soybeans, US billion A major crop in the Middle East, soybeans are a staple in rice and other rice products in many parts of the Middle Eastern world.
Soybean production in the region has grown steadily since the 1970s.
The area of soybeans used for production rose from 7,000 square kilometres (4,000 sq miles) in 2000 to 23,000 (US $2.5 billion) hectares in 2011.
Cotton, US¾8 trillion Cotton is grown in many regions of the developed world, but in the developing world, the amount of cotton used is not so big.
Cotton has grown to about 5% of total global cotton production in 2012, but only a quarter of that is for textile products, mainly clothing.
This includes the production of garments, bedding, clothes for babies, and even toiletries.
But as with many crops, the growing demand for cotton products has led to rapid expansion of cotton production and increased prices.
Oilseeds, US €2 trillion The most valuable oilseeds in the planet are the oilsees, which are used in the production and transportation of petroleum products.
In the 1970’s, oilseets were grown in much of Africa and Southeast Asia, and they have since become the most valuable crop in North America.
They account for more of the value of oil in North American production than any other crop.
The production of oilseaves is also increasing rapidly.
Between 2010 and 2011, the United Nations estimated that more than 7.5 million barrels of oil were extracted per day from oilseet, compared with less than 1