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AGA2012_ Presentation by Eric Smaling

AGA2012_ Presentation by Eric Smaling

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Panel presentation by Eric Smaling at the Platform AGA.

Panel presentation by Eric Smaling at the Platform AGA.

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Categories:Types, Research
Published by: Global Donor Platform for Rural Development on Feb 04, 2013
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial


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Eric Smaling
It is a global issue (do not make developingcountries the sole problem owner)
From 7 - 9 billion in 2050 means anexpected food increase of 70%
Currently 1 billion hungry, 1 billion obese
Causes mentioned: prices up, resourcesscarce, climatic instability, soil fertilitydecline, biofuels, speculation
More food hectares (expansion)
More food per hectare (return to investment)
Less waste (better storage – better attitude)
Better distribution (surplus – deficiency link)
Better diets (less, more, healthier)

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