From large corporate entities to individual farmers, agriculture helps provide one of our most basic needs: food. Yet, although the industry has grown rapidly, farming yields still fall short of their potential. Hunger and malnutrition remain a global problem, while food is frequently wasted in quantity. Meanwhile, obesity affects more people than ever and the growing global middle class will demand more resource-rich foods like animal products.
Food, Feed, Fibre and Biofuel security within planetary boundaries.
By 2020, sustainably increase the production and resource efficiency of agriculture systems to secure access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food and sustainable bio-based products:
Halve food loss and waste (Baseline:2009)
Double, sustainably, agricultural yields in smallholder farms in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (Baseline: 2005).
Raise farmers’ net incomes, and improve rural livelihoods within agriculture landscape.
Explanatory notes are available upon request.