Agrimonde – Scenarios and Challenges for Feeding the World by Sandrine Paillard,Sébastien Treyer,Bruno Dorin

By Sandrine Paillard,Sébastien Treyer,Bruno Dorin

How will the realm have the ability to feed as regards to nine billion humans in 2050 and nonetheless keep the ecosystems? during this viewpoint, INRA and CIRAD introduced the initiative, in 2006, to boost a foresight undertaking for analysing concerns relating the world's meals and agricultural structures at the 2050 timeline. This booklet presents a man-made presentation of the most conclusions that this foresight undertaking has yielded. First, it recapitulates the most statistical references for the interval 1961 to 2003, ahead of occurring to explain the Agribiom simulation device used to calculate meals biomass source use balances. eventualities at the 2050 timeline are then thought of: Agrimonde cross is a trend-based state of affairs that bets on financial development to feed the area, in a context the place environmental safeguard isn't really a concern; against this, the belief in Agrimonde 1 is to feed the area whereas holding its ecosystems.

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