The land sharing vs. land sparing debate: Options to ensure food security while preserving biodiversity

Ripoll Bosch, R.; Kok, A.; Olde, E.M. de


The human population is expected to increase to 9.7 billion people by 2050. The increase in the number of people, combined with their increased wealth, is expected to increase the overall demand for food, and especially for animal feed (Godfray et al., 2010).