Simplification of planning to meet future demands for food and water
There is now insufficient food for half of the world's population and in many areas the population is increasing faster than the food supply. Part of the current food supply is produced by depleting groundwater, overgrazing, degrading agricultural lands, and slash and burn agriculture. In order to conserve resources for future generations, these practices need to be eliminated. Countries with a good food supply also have good population stability. If food production from irrigated alluvial lands can be increased fast enough, then irrigated agriculture can stabilize population growth and greatly ...
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