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Conjecturing Production, Imports and Consumption of Horticulture in Indonesia In 2050: A GAMS Simulation Through Changes in Yields Induced by Climate Change

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Indication of Earth’s changing climate with rapid pace currently present time has been observed and extensively documented. All these changes will undoubtedly lead to deterioration in quantity and quality of land, water, and micro-climate where the horticultural crops are grown. Subsequently, it can be anticipated that land and horticultural productivity…

Can sub-Saharan Africa feed itself?

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Although global food demand is expected to increase 60% by 2050 compared with 2005/2007, the rise will be much greater in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Indeed, SSA is the region at greatest food security risk because by 2050 its population will increase 2.5-fold and demand for cereals approximately triple, whereas current…

Reducing emissions from agriculture to meet the 2 °C target

Posted by on 2021-12-23

More than 100 countries pledged to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the 2015 Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Yet technical information about how much mitigation is needed in the sector vs. how much is feasible remains poor. We identify a preliminary global…