Challenges in the sustainability of Libyan agriculture: opportunities for the Libyan seed system
Globally, agriculture has met the needs of a growing population remarkably well (Agriculture and Natural Resources Team of the UK DFID, 2004). However, this success has been at the expense of our natural resources. A sustainable approach must lead future agricultural decision-making processes. According to Tilman, Cassman, Matson, and Polasky (2002), the global population is expected to increase by 50% in 2050; this increase in production will affect the environment adversely. There are numerous global challenges associated with creating a sustainable agriculture model. As one of the most arid ...
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