My piece in the guardian today is about employment in agriculture. Specifically, I ask if agriculture can be the driver of employment that we hope, or if it can’t. My thinking is driven by these three graphs. First, the fraction employed in agriculture globally is falling despite increased production for the most parts. … Continue reading Is agriculture the future of employment?
In my guardian column today I talk about the statistic no one seems to want to talk about. Especially important since we seem to be putting many of our chips on the agriculture table. Link below. The unfortunate statistic on agriculture and development
Does this graph explain why we now import the bulk of our food from the rest of the world? Think of tractors as a proxy for agricultural technology. I chose Thailand and India because of rice.