- Crop Yield Growth
- Food Demand
- Food Imports
- Water Use
- Technology Use
Crop Yield Growth
By 2030, global food demand is expected to rise by 35%. The vast majority of additional food
will need to come from increases in the yield achieved, or reductions in food waste.
By 2030, the global economy could double in size, and India and China will swell to represent around 40% of global middle-class consumption, up from less than 10% in 2010. This will significantly alter the composition of global diets.
NET CEREALS TRADE
By 2030, the global economy could double, yet developing countries will rely even more heavily on food imports
(14% of total consumption) and be exposed to import price surges above the 10-60% price increases already expected (based on 2000 levels).References FAO
By 2030, global water demand will increase more than 50%, with agriculture alone requiring more
than what can be sustained to feed the world even before domestic and industrial needs are met.References
“Likely to be at the forefront
of maintaining resources in
the next 15-20 years.”
The Global Trends 2030 report – published in 2012 – identifies the technologies below as...