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Rem Koolhaas
Food, Italy and Milan: Expo 2015 seeks to feed the planet

Milan's Expo 2015 world's fair has heady ambitions, the biggest of which is to devise a plan to feed the planet as it brings together 145 nations to focus on food and nutrition. City officials hope the fair, which opens Friday for six months and is expected to attract 20 million visitors, will give Italy's fashion and banking capital a boost in international stature. The Italian government, which has invested 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in it, wants the fair to help push Italy out of its economic doldrums. Visitors, in any case, will get to sample a bounty of Italian culinary delights. ___ MILAN CHARTER Past world's fairs have given the world the sewing...

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