In 1960, two people fed per hectare, in 2005 over four people fed per hectare. In 2030, over five people to be fed per hectare...
Key challenges in agriculture - driving forces and their impact on food production and crop protection activities
World population growth
If this was the Earth 509 mio km2.....
...this would be the land available for agriculture !
15 mio km2 or about 3% of total planet surface
From 2.5 billions in 1950 up to 6.5 billions in 2005 and over 8 billions projected for 2030 horizon. More and more urban population with increased income and increased demand for food, energy and technologies - Food versus Fuel challenge
Agrochemical Products and Services Switzerland
Climatic conditions, water management,environmental concern, public awareness, the GREEN expectation. YIELD improvement is the key or how to produce more with less resources. Performance, sustainability and Convenience for the end users