Megatrends in agriculture - Views for discontinuities in past and future developments

P.S. Bindraban, R. Rabbinge

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Despite great concerns to meet the ever growing food demand in the past, megatrends in agriculture has resulted in growing food availability per person and reducing adverse environmental impact. The bleak future that is portrayed to secure sufficient food for all can be resolved with increased ecological literacy and compliance with production ecological approaches. Yet, these opportunities may not be easily attained, certainly so with dominating dogmatic views on agro-ecological practices that do not comply with or even reject basic ecological principles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-105
JournalGlobal Food Security
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Discontinuity
  • Ecological literacy
  • Food security
  • Paradigm shift
  • Societal change
  • Technological advancement


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