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Resources are finite

Not surprisingly, discussions at the World Seed Congress in Rotterdam, Netherlands , include discussions regarding global supply chain challenges.

Calvin Daniels

June 2, 2024

The Congress, which brings several hundred people together from around the world, including seed production companies, national trade associations and researchers, is obviously a place where getting grain from one place to another is of paramount importance.

This is far from a new issue. One of the biggest reasons people go to bed hungry in far too many countries is the inability to get food from producers to the tables of the hungry. Part of the reason food doesn't get to those tables is breakdowns in the transportation system. Those disruptions can be anything from strikes by employees, to severe weather to civil unrest, all of which can leave food sitting and sometimes spoiling.

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