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Positive outlook, right suggestions

/ 05:01 AM July 12, 2011

What a whiff of fresh air! That’s how I felt after reading the Inquirer’s June 16 editorial (“The coming crisis”) about the impending world food crisis. When I began reading it, I was all but set to jump to the conclusion that the Inquirer would surely recommend to curb our population growth so that there would be enough food for everyone. How glad I was to realize I was mistaken! There was no mention of such an idea.

In answer to the question about what could be done about the food crisis, the editorial’s proposed courses of action were positive and pro-active: increase investments in agriculture and fisheries, reconsider the biofuels agenda, recruit the best minds to do research on how to minimize the damage that typhoons cause and rationalize food consumption so that we avoid wasting food. These are wise suggestions. My own little suggestion is that we apply up-to-date technology in agriculture and food production to increase yield and efficiency.


The Inquirer is promoting the right outlook with these suggestions. It’s a positive outlook. Yes, we can solve the food crisis (and any other crisis) as long as we apply the right solutions, work hard and pull together. We can feed our nation and even contribute to feeding the hungry of the world. May God bless our efforts.


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