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Projected impacts of climate change

Year: 2009 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Global climate change may impact food production across a range of pathways (Figure 17): 1) By changing overall growing conditions (general rainfall distribution, temperature regime and carbon); 2) By inducing more extreme weather such as floods, drought and storms; and 3) By increasing extent, type and frequency of infestations, including that of invasive alien species (dealt with in a separate section).
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Possible individual ranges of yield and cropland area losses by 2050
FAO Food price index (FFPI)
Selected drought events in Africa, 1981-1999, and livestock impacts
Trends in world agricultural exports
Biofuels production 2005, by country (ethanol and biodiesel)
Trends in productivity 1981-2003 (greening and land degradation)
Potential for cropland expansion
An increasing number of countries are leasing land abroad to sustain and secure their food production