Unité des études prospectives globales
 

Expert Meeting on "How to feed the world in 2050". Critical evaluation of selected projections.
Paper by Nikos Alexandratos, FAO, Rome, February 2010

Rapid urbanization and food security: Using food density maps to identify future food security hotspots
Paper by Ira Matuschke presented as contributed paper at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Beijing, 16-22 August 2009.

Capital requirements for agriculture in developing countries to 2050

Paper by Josef Schmidhuber, Jelle Bruinsma and Gerold Boedeker presented at the Expert Meeting on "How to feed the world in 2050", FAO, Rome, 24-26 June 2009.


World food and agriculture to 2030/50: Highlights and views from mid-2009
Paper by Nikos Alexandratos presented at the Expert Meeting on "How to feed the world in 2050", FAO, Rome, 24-26 June 2009. 

The resource outlook to 2050: By how much do land, water use and crop yields need to increase by 2050?
Paper by Jelle Bruinsma presented at the Expert Meeting on "How to feed the world in 2050", FAO, Rome, 24-26 June 2009.

Climate change response strategies for agriculture: Challenges and opportunities for the 21st century

Discussion Paper by Francesco Tubiello, Josef Schmidhuber, Mark Howden, Peter G. Neofotis, Sarah Park, Erick Fernandes and Dipti Thapa, Agriculture and Rural Development Discussion Paper 42, The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA, 2008


Food price surges: Possible causes, past experiences, relevance for exploring long-term prospects

Paper by Nikos Alexandratos prepared for the Global Perspective Studies Unit and published in somewhat shortened version in Population and Development Review, 34 (4): 663–697, December 2008


Global food security under climate change

Paper by Josef Schmidhuber and Francesco N. Tubiello, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS), Volume 104, Number 50, December 2007

The EU Diet – Evolution, evaluation and impacts of the CAP
Paper by Josef Schmidhuber presented at the WHO Forum on "Trade and healthy food and diets", Montreal, 7-13 November 2007


Impact of an increased biomass use on agricultural markets, prices and food security: A longer-term perspective

Paper by Josef Schmidhuber presented at the “International Symposium of Notre Europe”, Paris, 27-29 November 2006


The changing structure of diets in the European Union in relation to healthy eating guidelines

Paper by Josef Schmidhuber and W Bruce Traill, published in Public Health Nutrition, Volume 9, Number 5, pages 584–595, 2006


The mediterranean diet in a world context

Paper by Nikos Alexandratos published in the Mediterranean Diet Special issue of Public Health Nutrition, Volume 9, Number 1A, February 2006

The rapid rise of supermarkets?
Paper by W. Bruce Traill published in Development Policy Review, 2006, 24 (2): 163-174


Introductory Lecture. The epidemiology and determinants of obesity in developed and developing countries

Paper by Prakash Shetty and Josef Schmidhuber, published in International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, Volume 76, Number 4, pages 157-162, 2006

The growing global obesity problem: Some policy options to address it
Paper by Josef Schmidhuber presented at the 97th Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists, University of Reading, UK, 21st-22nd April, 2005


The nutrition transition to 2030: Why developing countries are likely to bear the major burden

Plenary Paper by Josef Schmidhuber and Prakash Shetty presented at the 97th Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists, University of Reading, UK, 21st-22nd April, 2005


Countries with rapid population growth and resource constraints: Issues of food, agriculture, and development
Paper by Nikos Alexandratos published in Population and Development Review 31(2): 237-258, June 2005

World agriculture: towards 2015/2030, an FAO perspective
FAO, Rome, and Earthscan, London, January 2003
ISBN 92-5-104835-5 (FAO paperback)
1-84407-007-7 (Earthscan paperback)
1-84407-008-5 (Earthscan hardback)

World agriculture: towards 2015/2030. Summary report
FAO, Rome, August 2002
ISBN 92-5-104761-8


Land use and land potentials for future world food security

Paper by Nikos Alexandratos and Jelle Bruinsma presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Future of the Global System, UN University and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Tokyo, 23-24 February 1999.

World agriculture: towards 2010, an FAO Study
FAO, Rome and John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1995.
ISBN 92-5-103590-3