FAO: Scarcity and Degradation of Land and Water are a Growing Threat to Food Security

FAO (Nov. 28, 2011) | Widespread degradation and deepening scarcity of land and water resources have placed a number of key food production systems around the globe at risk, posing a profound challenge to the task of feeding a world population expected to reach 9 billion people by 2050, according to a new FAO report published today.