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Table of Contents

I. The Food That Feeds The World………………………………………………………………......1
a. The Crop That Feeds The World…………………………………………………...…1
b. 10 Most Consumed Meat……………………………………………………………....3
c. The Fish That Feeds The Philippines………………………………………………....4

II. FOOD CHAINS AND CYCLES
a. Food Chain……………………………………………………………………..………..6
b. Energy transfer………………………………………………………………………….7
c. Ten Percent Law…………………………………………………………………………8
d. Pyramids Of Biomass…………………………………………………………………...9

III. CHARACTERISTICS OF AGRICULTURAL SYSTEM……………………………………………..10
a. The Elements of the Agricultural System…………………………………………...10
b. Dimensions of Agricultural system in the Philippines…………………………….10
c. Agricultural system in the Philippines in the year 1990’s………………………...11
d. Agricultural system in the Philippines in the year 2000’s and beyond…………12

IV. WORLD FOOD PROBLEM………………………………………………………………………….16
a. Causes For Lack Of Food In The World……………………………………………..16
b. Causes Of Food Problem……………………………………………………………..16
c. Solutions To World Food Problem…………………………………………………..17
d. Sustainable Food Systems For Food Security And Nutrition……………………..18
e. India Food Banking Network…………………………………………………………18

V. THE GREEN REVOLUTION………………………………………………………………………..19
a. Objectives……………………………………………………………………………...19
b. Outcome………………………………………………………………………………..19
c. Thomas Malthus……………………………………………………………………….19
d. Two Important Terms To Bear In Mind……………………………………………...20
e. Green Revolution……………………………………………………………………...20
f. Golden Rice…………………………………………………………………………….21
g. Benefits if Green Revolution………………………………………………………….21
h. Drawbacks of Green Revolution…………………………………………………….22
i. Genetic Engineering………………………………………………………………….22
j. Biotechnology Benefits And Drawbacks In Agriculture………………………….24

VI. UNCONVENTIONAL FOOD PLANTS……………………………………………………………..25
a. Sources of Alternative Protein Foods……………………………………………….25
b. Protein alternatives made from plants……………………………………………..25
c. Protein Alternatives from Micro-Organisms……………………………………….25
d. Example of unconventional plants…………………………………………………..25
e. Adlai in the Philippines……………………………………………………………….28
f. Other Unconventional Plants………………………………………………………...29
VII. INCREASING UTILIZATION OF FISH……………………………………………………………..30
a. Fish Utilization in Global Scale………………………………………………………31
b. Reasons that triggers the Increase in the Utilization of Fishes…………………...32

VIII. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE…………………………………………………………………….33
a. Introduction……………………………………………………………………………33
b. Sustainable Agriculture Program…………………………………………………...33
c. Environmental Health…………………………………………………………………33
d. Social Economic Equity……………………………………………………………….33
e. Sustainable Practices (1900’s)……………………………………………………….33
f. AGRI PINOY (Sustainable Agriculture in the Philippines)……………………….34
g. Philippine Agriculture 2020………………………………………………………….35

IX. RESPONSIBILITIES OF INDIVIDUALS…………………………………………………………….38
a. Responsibilities of Different Individuals……………………………………………38
b. Food Safety Act Of 2013………………………………………………………………39
c. Principal Responsibilities of Government Agencies……………………………..40

X. REFERRENCES……………………………………………………………………………………...41