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Reducing global land scarcity with floating urban development and food production

@inproceedings{Roeffen2013ReducingGL,
  title={Reducing global land scarcity with floating urban development and food production},
  author={B. Roeffen and B. Zanon and K. Czapiewska and R. Graaf},
  year={2013}
}
Rapid urbanization, rising food demand, land degradation and increasing biofuel demand will put pressure on available land. These global trends are evaluated by a survey of available documented literature to estimate global land shortage in 2050. An overview is presented of existing options to deal with the expected shortage of land including increasing agricultural production, urban densification and city expansion into floodplains. The article evaluates if floating urban expansion and… Expand

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