Strategic crop growth based on climate change could feed 825 million more

Signal of change / Strategic crop growth based on climate change could feed 825 million more

By Madhumitha Ardhanari / 21 Nov 2017

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@FuturesCentre - Another #signalofchange, this time on strategic crop reallocation based on climate change patterns to feed 825 million more https://t.co/Yegh5BYjPK

Scientists: Strategic Crop Growth Based on Climate Change Could Feed 825 Million More

By Tim Radford Scientists in the U.S. and Italy have worked out a strategy to feed an extra 825 million people-by rearranging where crops are grown. Their new menu for the global table could serve up 10 percent more calories and 19 percent more protein, while reducing the use of rainwater by 14 percent and cutting irrigation by 12 percent.



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