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Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Nyhet
2 December 2013
SIANI Discussion Brief: Sustainability Implications of Closing the Yield Gap

A rising world population requires increased food production. The achievements of Green Revolution have dramatically reduced hunger in certain parts of the World. However, these methods have most reached the limit of further intensification.

Trade and production
 
Publikation
2 December 2013
Discussion Brief Summary: Sustainability Implications of Closing the Yield Gap

Roughly 7.2 billion people now inhabit the Earth, and by 2050, that number could reach 9.6 billion. Adequately feeding them could require increasing food production by two-thirds or more. In part,...

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Publikation
2 December 2013
Discussion Brief: Sustainability Implications of Closing the Yield Gap

Meeting the growing demand for food will require a major increase in agricultural production, akin to the Green Revolution that dramatically reduced hunger in the last half-century. The approaches...