Is Sustainable Development the SOLUTION to Today’s Food Crisis?

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Our country’s food prices are rising yearly. Many may ask why is this happening? Today Buurps.com will be tackling this matter. Hence, with the general election on the way in Malaysia, we are pretty sure this topic will not be missed.

Firstly, we need to be aware that this food prices hikes is not just a local issue but it is actually leading to a GLOBAL ISSUE.

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Food prices will continue to soar. Buurps.com will brings you to tackle the first question of why is this happening?

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There are other factors contributing to food prices ongoing rise. Many concerns on what lies ahead of them.

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Our world today is different from the past where yields were bountiful to cater to the needs of mankind. Living like there is no tomorrow, we became complacent and took for granted in grabbing the nature’s finest spoil and splurging what’s “today” has to offer without considering the future.

As many witnessed the drastic change of the earth, they began to realize the consequences and seeing the bigger picture of how the climate change is now posing great threats to the nature & its inhabitants. The next video is about the SERIOUS effect of this climate change towards human & the nature we lived in.

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This video pointed out the climate change-health risk issue and recommendations of your role as an individual, a country and the global community in handling this issue.

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Until recently, there are surges of calls to “CHANGE” the way we think of food and the existing world’s food system of producing and distribution.

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There arise many concerns on the current food system. Recommendations on how to solve this food crisis are plenty. The video that you are going to watch shortly, will explains it all.

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More are now shifting their eyes to the idea of “Sustainability” to solve this crisis. This video answers some who may asked what is this idea, why and how are these global factors affecting us, individual units?

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Should we just fold our arms, do nothing about it and complain later when situation go adversely wrong? Or perhaps we should start off by trying to understand the concept of “Sustainability Development”, how is it linked to the idea of “Green Economy” and how it will benefit the planet earth as a whole. This video explains it all.

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Again perhaps we should observe and learn from other countries on how they adopt this concept of sustainable development in their livelihood as shown in the video below. Have a proper understanding on what are the short and long terms benefits and weaknesses of this concepts towards the social-cultural, economy and political aspects of a country. Whether it is feasible to join the band wagon of this new trend?

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To end our article; we will go back to the title of our article, “is Sustainable Development the SOLUTION to today’s Food Crisis?”. Buurps.com will leave it to you, viewers to answer this question.

Our world is not just about you & family, you & the local community, there is a bigger world out there which has influence to our lives at the micro level. With this awareness, we hope we are making a change to you, viewers in your perception of things around you and have a better understanding of how your action now can make a difference to world at large.

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