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Food for 2050: how can sustainability stay on the menu?

Author: Prof. J F Muir
Organisation: UK Foresight Lead Expert Group, UK Government Office for Science
Publish Date: 2011
Country: Global
Sector: Agriculture
Method: Foresight
Theme: Food
Type: Presentation
Language: English
Tags: Population growth, Sustainable food supply, Undernourishment, GHG emissions, Biodiversity, Ecosystem services

Discusses the findings of the UK Foresight Global Food and Farming Project. States that there are 5 challenges for sustainable food production: balancing future demand and supply sustainability; addressing the threat of future volatility in the food system; ending hunger; meeting the challenges of a low emissions world and finally maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services. Discusses each of these in detail and prioritises actions for national governments to meet these challenges.
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