Feeding 9 billion people is possible with sustainable farming

An international team of scientists has proposed a five-point plan for feeding the world while protecting the planet.he research concludes that “feeding the nine billion people anticipated to live on Earth in 2050 without exhausting the Earth’s natural resources is possible, provided that we adopt a more sustainable food production approach.”The findings concludes that we can feed the increasing amount of people on this planet without exhausting the world’s resources if we successfully pursue sustainable food production on five key fronts: halt farmland expansion, improve crop production, more strategic use of water and nutrients, reduce food waste and dedicate croplands to direct human food production.Together with scientists from the University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin, McGill University, UC Santa Barbara, Arizona State University and the University of Bonn, Rockström has for two years tried to find an answer to what could be the most compelling question facing humanity today. Based on data gathered about crop production and environmental impacts using satellite maps and on-the-grounds records, the scientists propose a five-point plan for doubling the world’s food production while reducing environmental impacts.

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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2 Responses to Feeding 9 billion people is possible with sustainable farming

  1. husamuddin badusha says:

    New revolution in the world is happening.
    i am so glad.
    if this plan works then no scarcity of food may arise.

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  2. Yes, lots of long easy runs help, but who has time for that Not me recently, so this is the plan and I ll see if it works.

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