By 2050, the world population will reach 9.7 billion. We must generate more food than ever before.
Climate change already affects agriculture. More catastrophic weather occurrences like droughts and floods will make food production challenging.
Urbanization affects the food system. Urbanization reduces agricultural land.
Healthy, sustainable food is in demand. Consumers are demanding healthier, more environmentally friendly foods.
Food system technology is growing. Vertical farming and gene editing could transform food production.
Local food production is expanding. Local, sustainable food is becoming more popular.
Food security is gaining attention. Everyone must have safe, nutritious food.