Jack Bobo: Can Agriculture Save the Planet before It Destroys It? (Part 2)

On April 30th, we shared Part 1 of a guest post from U.S. State Department’s Jack Bobo on the importance of feeding a rising global population. Mr. Bobo’s post concludes this week with Part 2: In order to sustainably feed 9 billion people, global agriculture will need to produce 60% more food using less land, less water, less fertilizer and fewer pesticides. In other words, we will need to do everything better than we are doing it today and our rivers and lakes are already running dry. The rapid pace of technological development suggests that scientists may, indeed, be able
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