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  • 1. Are FDI’s by Arab Countriesreally needed for food security?Dr. Henk C. van Latesteijn
  • 2. The background
  • 3. Global food requirements in 2050Countries Type of growth ‘Scenarios’ Biomass (109 tons GE) Current 7Poor Population More food growth 2050: food and feed 12Middle- Economic More feedincome growth and feedstock 2050: + 10% of global 17 energy supplyRich Biobased More economy feedstock 2050: + all citizens a 23 European diet GE = Grain Equivalents
  • 4. Food security = risk management Global trade 1 Optimize comparative advantages FDI’s 2 Expand production base 3 Metropolitan agriculture Production and access in urban areas 4 Yield gap closure Unlock nature’s potential in rural regions
  • 5. Global trade: vegetables 1 exports imports Source: worldmapper.org
  • 6. Global trade: dairy 1 exports imports Source: worldmapper.org
  • 7. Global FDI’s in Agriculture 2Source: UNCTAD, 2009
  • 8. Metropolitan agriculture 3 Sustainable COMMERCIAL Intensification AGRICULTURE Sustainable Re-valuation METROPOLITAN Sustainable AGRICULTURE Diversification ORGANIC & ENVIRONMENTA URBAN L AGRICULTURE CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE
  • 9. Metropolitan agriculture and food security 3 Production Access
  • 10. Improve local productivity 4YIELD GAPCLOSURESource: Van Ittersum & Rabbinge, 1997
  • 11. Why technical potentials are not easily realised 4 Producers maximize profit, not yield Less favoured areas have higher input- output price ratios Closing yield gaps requires research effort Depletion of fossil fuels and phosphate rock raises input prices Supply becomes tight long before technical potentials have been exhausted
  • 12. Global Yield Gap Atlas 4Source: Boogaard et al. (in prep.)
  • 13. Lacking Data 4Source: Boogaard et al. (in prep.)
  • 14. Conclusions Food security asks for production increase Different pathways are available Food security = risk management Don’t put all your eggs in one basket Invest in different options
  • 15. Thank you

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