Inadequate food production or high food prices are a problem in almost every country. However, there are agricultural lands that are large enough to feed more than 100 billion people in the world. Settlement areas around the world are not larger than the average 1% of the country’s territory. Only a small part of the remainder is used for agriculture by non-expert farmers and some freelance entrepreneurs. Most of the remaining lands are kept idle. Here is the easy way to end hunger and misery in the world and to pull food prices down.
Our agricultural land assets are approximately 23,811,000 hectares and its share in the surface area of our country is around 30.3 per cent. But even a significant part of these 23 million hectares of land is either idle or inefficient and wrong farming methods are applied.
There are a few easy steps to take in making poverty and hunger reduce in history. These are extremely low in cost and the steps are feasible.
- Nobody will be able to keep their land idle. If they do not use if for production, they must rent it to the state. Low fertility and mostly unexperienced farming is carried out in one fourth of the lands in our country. If farmers leave their production coordination to the state in this way, the state can choose the most suitable products by analyzing the needs, the soil and the market. Then it can cost out all production costs at half the price compared to a farmer through wholesale purchases.
- All lands, even mountains, other than residential areas should be evaluated by the government as well as individuals and companies willing to make production. The government should show all idle lands and all lands belonging to individuals that are not in use (without an activity petition) on the internet and call those who aspire to production by renting these lands for a very low price. Production should be carried out under the control and guidance of experts provided free of charge. Idle land that is desired should be immediately allocated to all producers who are willing to farm and partial collateral and opportunities should be provided. Thus, production can increase by at least 5 times.
- Numerous lands, which are divided by inheritance and therefore cannot be used, will go into production with this method. Because all the heirs of the land will not be able to gather and submit a production activity petition and will be deemed to have rented their idle land directly to the state or private sector for a few years. Those who purchase these lands will also be deemed to have accepted the rental period.
- The machines used in production must be provided by the state at a very cheap price via a rental method and this price must be paid at the end of the harvest period. Thus, every house in the village does not need to have a tractor and dozens of attachments. A group of tractor kits and drivers will be enough for each town. With this method, all producers will be able to choose and produce land at almost ZERO cost. This will bring both new job opportunities and increased production.
It is possible to transform even the trees in the forest to trees that would yield pistachios or fruit by cultivating and grafting the plants together.
In this way, the state determines the top and bottom prices of food that is produced much more than before and allows the public to access all products very cheaply. Excess food can be exported, canned, given free to the poor or sent to poor countries. While the earth is ready to give all its blessings, the reason for this poverty and hunger in most of the world is only the rulers who are insensitive to their people and have a different purpose.