Solutions for a cultivated planet

  title={Solutions for a cultivated planet},
  author={J. Foley and N. Ramankutty and K. Brauman and E. Cassidy and J. Gerber and Matt Johnston and N. Mueller and Christine O'Connell and D. Ray and P. West and C. Balzer and E. M. Bennett and S. Carpenter and J. Hill and C. Monfreda and S. Polasky and Johan Rockstr{\"o}m and J. Sheehan and S. Siebert and D. Tilman and David P. M. Zaks},
  • J. Foley, N. Ramankutty, +18 authors David P. M. Zaks
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Nature
  • Increasing population and consumption are placing unprecedented demands on agriculture and natural resources. Today, approximately a billion people are chronically malnourished while our agricultural systems are concurrently degrading land, water, biodiversity and climate on a global scale. To meet the world’s future food security and sustainability needs, food production must grow substantially while, at the same time, agriculture’s environmental footprint must shrink dramatically. Here we… CONTINUE READING

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