food security and farming

  • Created by: rxbyw
  • Created on: 26-10-19 17:21

factors affecting food security:

-world population keeps increasing and birth rate of developing countries are rising

-diets in developed countries change, demand for certain foods can increase. already scarce food rescources can become more scarce

-farming can be affected by new pests/pathogens. can result in the loss of crops and leads to famine

-high input costs of farming can make it too expensive for people in some countries to start/maintain food production meaning there isnt enough people producing food in these areas to feed people

-in some countries war can affect the availability of food/water

sustainable production means making enough food without using rescources faster than they renew


reduces fish stocks in the oceans

oceans food chains are affected and some species of fish may disappear

for sustainable food production we need to maintain fish stocks at…


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