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Trade and production
 
Nyhet
4 December 2014
New Article on Rice production constraints and ’new’ challenges for South Asian smallholders

SIANI members Adam John and Matthew Fielding have recently published a new study in Agriculture and Food Security Journal looking at the ‘yield gap’ i.e.

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Nyhet
9 September 2014
How can drones increase food security? Swedish scientists use unmanned aerial systems to measure variations in agricultural productivity

Increasing productivity without compromising environmental sustainability is, perhaps, one of the greatest puzzles of agricultural development. Yet recent research reports provide evidence of stagnating crop yields and regionally variable crop yield patterns globally.

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Publikation
9 September 2014
Variations in productivity – Causes and effects on food security and on sustainability of cropping systems.

A workshop was conducted in a region of Uganda to explore productivity differences between and within households in order to identify their causes and their effects on food security and the...

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...