Food production ‘in jeopardy’ unless new agri-practices are introduced, says FAO

The global population’s ability to feed itself could be “in jeopardy” unless new technologies and sustainable agriculture policies and practices are introduced, a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned.

In developing areas such as Africa, demand for fish is starting to outweigh supply due to increased household incomes and poor fishing standards

In developing areas such as Africa, demand for fish is starting to outweigh supply due to increased household incomes and poor fishing standards

Released late last week, the Future of Food and Agriculture: Trends and Challenges report highlights that climate change and an increase in global population could lead to the introduction of resource-intensive farming practices that accelerate the degradation of the natural environment.

In response, the report calls for countries to invest in research & development (R&D) that can introduce new technologies that promote environmental prote…

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