2050: A third more mouths to feed

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Food production will have to increase by 70 percent – FAO convenes high-level expert forum

Producing 70 percent more food for an additional 2.3 billion people by 2050 while at the same time combating poverty and hunger, using scarce natural resources more efficiently and adapting to climate change are the main challenges world agriculture will face in the coming decades, according to an FAO discussion paper published today.

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