Food & Agriculture
FOOD & AGRICULTURE
NOURISHING THE PLANETMore than ever before, how we farm and feed ourselves is changing the world around us. Worldwatch's Food & Agriculture program highlights the benefits to farmers, consumers, and ecosystems that can flow from food systems that are flexible enough to deal with shifting weather patterns, productive enough to meet the needs of expanding populations, and accessible enough to support rural communities.
Food & Agriculture Features
Vital Signs: Agriculture Emissions
Increased growth in agricultural production has resulted in increased global agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.
Vital Signs: Food Prices
Food price volatility has increased dramatically since 2006 and can be traced to various forces affecting global supply and demand.
Vital Signs: Meat
In 2011, meat production inched forward, while, by certain measures, consumption slightly decreased.