Could GM Hydroponics solve China’s food crisis?

If your immediate response is "What crisis?" then you haven’t been watching CNN or reading the Economist. We think they could and we’ve written a MindBullet to explore this scenario. Problem is, if you convert China’s medieval farming practices into high-tech low-labor agricultural industry you end up with about half-a-billion unemployed rural workers. Or do you? Maybe China could just become the low-cost exporter of staples to Asia and Africa, like they are with manufactured goods. The Philippines are certainly crying out for more rice at a lower price.

GM HYDROPONICS FEED A BILLION CHINESE

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