Global Food Security

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  • Created on: 01-04-14 18:16
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  • Global Food Security & The Role of Meat Production
    • Factors associated with food security
      • Size of Population
      • Lifespan of population
      • Economic limitations
      • Food Choices of population
      • Availability of ecosystem to sustain food production
    • Agriculture
      • Accounts for 75% fresh water withdrawal
      • Relatively high carbon footprint
      • Ruminants burp producing methane = greenhouse gas
    • Conversion of plant matter into animal matter is ~ 10%
    • Diets containing high proportions of meat are said to be bad for health
      • Conversion of plant matter into animal matter is ~ 10%
    • Possible solutions
      • Fish Farming
      • Quorn
      • Edible Insects?

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