SPIEF 2018Global Food Security: Who Will Feed the Planet’s Growing Population?
Population of our planet is growing. <...> In the year 1960 the population of the planet was slightly over 3 billion people, now it’s 7.6 billion people, by 2030 we expect 8.6 billion and by 2050 about 10 billion people. We understand that it’s not only the number of people that will increase, but also the level of their incomes. The combination of these two factors means that we will need to increase the food supply by 50%, or even 100% compared to the current level