This Chapter evaluates the potential of food conservation and storage as solutions to the challenges of providing food security for the entire planet’s population. It quantifies the present supplies of food, capacity, and implications of storing more. It provides a technical and economic evaluation of (i) food conservation, (ii) increasing the food supply during moderate disasters, (iii) the crop supply, and (iv) maximum storage capacity on a large scale. Then, it evaluates the survivalist and prepper solutions proposed and the economics of expanding Mormon stockpiling. Finally, the sobering mathematics of a global population that turns to cannibalism is summarized. The results show food storage, as a means to prevent starvation given one of the extreme disasters discussed in the last two chapters, is not viable.
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