Food production

Food production

    Providing everyone with healthy food without harming the environment will become increasingly challenging. In 2040 there will be 9 billion people to feed. Food demands will change, emerging economies will require more meat and at the same time certain limited resources such as water and phosphate will have to be managed sustainably.



Plants cry for help when attacked

Eggs of insect pests deposited on plants trigger the production of scents by plants that affect different plant community members probably helping the...

Providing knowledge to feed millions of Beijing residents

MKTAR Nutrition Research Institutehas developed an ambitious multidisciplinary plan for sustainable food production on a 400 hectare site near Beijing. The project, known...


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  • Position paper Climate-smart agriculture 
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