A menu of solutions to sustainably feed more than 9 billion people by 2050by , , , , , , and -
The world’s agricultural system faces a great balancing act. To meet different human needs, by 2050 it must simultaneously produce far more food for a population expected to reach about 9.6 billion, provide economic opportunities for the hundreds of millions of rural poor who
Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Fourby , , , , , and -
The world’s food production systems face enormous challenges. Millions of farmers in developing countries are struggling to feed their families as they contend with land degradation, land use pressures, and climate change.
Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Threeby , , , , and -
The world’s population will rise from just over 7 billion in 2012 to nearly 9.6 billion by 2050. Most of the world’s regions have already achieved or are close to achieving replacement level fertility.
Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Twoby , , , , and -
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates that 32 percent of all food produced in the world was lost or wasted in 2009. This estimate is based on weight.
Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Oneby , , , , , , and -
How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? This is one of the paramount questions the world faces over the next four decades.