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Year: 2017
Resource type: Publications
This poster presents the overview of the report "The future of food and agriculture: Trends and challenges". The purpose of this report is to increase understanding of the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and will face into the 21st century. Its analysis of 15...
Available in: English
Year: 2017
Resource type: Publications
To provide projections of relevant food and agriculture variables in foresight exercises, the FAO Global Perspectives Studies team uses two main quantitative economic models: the FAO Global Agriculture Perspectives System (GAPS) and the Environmental Impact and Sustainability Applied General Equilibrium (ENVISAGE) model. FAO GAPS is a partial equilibrium model that focuses...
Available in: English
Year: 2017
Resource type: Publications
The purpose of this report is to increase understanding of the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and will face into the 21st century. Its analysis of 15 global trends provides insights into what is at stake and what needs to be done. Most...
Year: 2016
Resource type: Publications
This document provides a full description of FAO’s partial equilibrium modelling system known as GAPS. GAPS has been developed by FAO to study the development of global food markets in the long-term and to assess how socioeconomic fluctuations,...
Available in: English
Year: 2016
Resource type: Presentations
This report contains the contributions of the participants in the workshop Long-term scenario building for food and agriculture: A global overall model for FAO.
Available in: English
Year: 2016
Resource type: Presentations
Presentation by Kostas Stamoulis for the workshop on long-term scenario building for food and agriculture: A global overall model for FAO.
Available in: English
Year: 2015
Resource type: Publications
This paper provides estimates of investment costs, both public and private, required to eliminate chronic dietary energy deficits, or to achieve zero hunger by 2030. This target is consistent with achieving both the Sustainable Development Goal 2, to eliminate hunger by 2030, and the Sustainable Development Goal 1, to eradicate...
Available in: English Français
Year: 2015
Resource type: Presentations
Presentation from the online learning event Climate Change, Food Security and Nutrition hosted by the FSN Forum at FAO.
Available in: English
Year: 2012
Resource type: Publications
Current UN projections indicate that world population could increase by 2.25 billion people from today’s levels, reaching 9.15 billion by 2050. At the global level, agricultural production and consumption in 2050 are projected to be 60 percent higher...
Available in: English
Year: 2011
Resource type: Publications
This volume follows up on a high-level expert meeting on How to Feed to the World in 2050 held in 2001, by gathering updated versions of technical materials prepared for the occasion, along with further work.
Available in: English
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