I don’t quite understand why food waste v/s higher yield is a debate.
Aneela Mirchandani

Thanks for writing.

My thinking is this: Addressing things like diets and food waste, or looking at low-tech ways to boost yields and environmental performance work *right now* and don’t need expensive, new technology and their inevitable social and environmental side effects.

In a race to fix the food system, these other solutions will be finishing two or three laps while new, promised benefits of genetic engineering will still lacing up their running shoes.

Fortunately, we have lots of tools. I’m mainly interested in using the ones that work now.

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