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Topic: Natural resources

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Towards a water and food secure future

The aim of this paper is to provide policy-makers with a helpful overview of the technical and economic aspects of water use in agriculture, with particular emphasis on crop and livestock production. Through 2050, in many countries, agriculture will remain an important determinant of economic...

Food Security and Nutrition resources


土壤是一种有限的资源,这意味着它的 丧失和退化是无法在人类生命期限内 予以恢复的。作为土地资源、农业发 展和生态可持续性的重要组成部分, 土壤不仅是粮食、饲料、燃料和纤维生产的基础,而 且也是许多重要生态系统服务的基础。因此,它是一 种非常宝贵的、却往往被忽视的自然资源。具有生产 功能的自然土壤面积有限 — 其承受着日益沉重的压 力,其中包括集约化生产;种植业、林业、草原/牧 场和城镇化等不同用途对土地的竞争,以满足不断增 长的人口对粮食和能源生产及原材料开采的需求。应 当认识并重视土壤的生产力,以及它在促进粮食安全