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Focus Denmark releases special report on food and agriculture

The task for future farmers: Feed 9,000,000,000 people.

Focus Denmark, published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has released a 24-page special report on food and agriculture.

The world’s population is growing and in 2050 will exceed 9 billion. Can we produce enough food in the future – without destroying the Earth’s environment and climate?

The free special report is available here:

Highlights of the special report include:

  • The challenge for farmers. In 2050, 69% more food calories will be required to meet the average daily calorie needs of the world’s population. 
  • Five food gadgets. Technologies and products to help solve the global food challenges.
  • Visionary vegetable farmer. 30-year-old Ask Rasmussen runs an organic farm where Copenhagen’s leading chefs source much of their produce.

The special report on food and agriculture will also be included in the next issue of Focus Denmark, to be published on 18 November.

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