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Can we feed the world without destroying the planet?

The report offers a five-course menu of solutions to ensure we can feed 10 billion people by 2050 without increasing emissions, fueling deforestation or exacerbating poverty.

July 24, 2019

The ‘World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future’ shows that it is possible. The report is the result of a multiyear partnership between World Resources Institute, the World Bank Group, the United Nations Environment Program, the United Nations Development Program, the Centre de coopĂ©ration internationale en recherche agronomique pour le dĂ©veloppement, and the Institut national de la recherche agronomique.

The report offers a five-course menu of solutions to ensure we can feed 10 billion people by 2050 without increasing emissions, fueling deforestation or exacerbating poverty that includes:

  • Reduce growth in demand for food and other agricultural products.
  • Increase food production without expanding agricultural land.
  • Protect and restore natural ecosystems and limit agricultural land-shifting.
  • Increase fish supply.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural production.

Read full report here.

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