World food trends and prospects to 2025.

  title={World food trends and prospects to 2025.},
  author={Tim Dyson},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={96 11},
  • Tim Dyson
  • Published 1999 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
This paper reviews food (especially cereal) production trends and prospects for the world and its main regions. Despite fears to the contrary, in recent years we have seen continued progress toward better methods of feeding humanity. Sub-Saharan Africa is the sole major exception. Looking to the future, this paper argues that the continuation of recent cereal yield trends should be sufficient to cope with most of the demographically driven expansion of cereal demand that will occur until the… CONTINUE READING

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