» Sustainably Doubling Agricultural Productivity: The Right Global Goal for 2050 | Global Harvest Initiative

Today’s food and agriculture systems must rise to the challenge of providing the food we eat, feed for livestock, materials for the clothing we wear, forestry products for homes and industry, as well as bio-based industrial products and biofuels—all while becoming increasingly focused on sustainability.  To satisfy a peak global population of 9.7 billion people in 2050, agricultural economists project that total agricultural demand will increase by 60 percent to 100 percent compared with 2005 levels.

Source: » Sustainably Doubling Agricultural Productivity: The Right Global Goal for 2050 | Global Harvest Initiative

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