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Income growth and climate change effects on global nutrition security to mid-century

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Twenty-first-century challenges for food and nutrition security include the spread of obesity worldwide and persistent undernutrition in vulnerable populations, along with continued micronutrient deficiencies. Climate change, increasing incomes and evolving diets complicate the search for sustainable solutions. Projecting to the year 2050, we explore future macronutrient and micronutrient adequacy with…

Gaps between fruit and vegetable production, demand, and recommended consumption at global and national levels: an integrated modelling study

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Summary Background Current diets are detrimental to both human and planetary health and shifting towards more balanced, predominantly plant-based diets is seen as crucial to improving both. Low fruit and vegetable consumption is itself a major nutritional problem. We aim to better quantify the gap between future fruit and vegetable…

Health and nutritional aspects of sustainable diet strategies and their association with environmental impacts: a global modelling analysis with country-level detail

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Summary Background Sustainable diets are intended to address the increasing health and environmental concerns related to food production and consumption. Although many candidates for sustainable diets have emerged, a consistent and joint environmental and health analysis of these diets has not been done at a regional level. Using an integrated…

Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Food systems have the potential to nurture human health and support environmental sustainability; however, they are currently threatening both. Providing a growing global population with healthy diets from sustainable food systems is an immediate challenge. Although global food production of calories has kept pace with population growth, more than 820…

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…

Livestock Futures to 2020: How Will They Shape Food, Environmental, Health, and Global Security?

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Livestock production is one of the main human activities. As incomes grow in middle and even low income countries, demand for livestock products is booming, with important benefits and risks for food security, human welfare, and global security. Positively, livestock are sources of income, savings, food, fuel, and transport for…