The Agriculture, Climate, and Energy Challenge and EAS

430 views

Published on

Published in: Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
430
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
65
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

The Agriculture, Climate, and Energy Challenge and EAS

  1. 1. Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services:Defining the Challenges of the 21st CenturyMEAS Global Learning Exchangeon Best Fit Approaches in Brent M. SimpsonExtension and Advisory Services Michigan State UniversityWashington, D.C., June 6, 2012
  2. 2. World Population Growth World Bank: 100 percent increase in cereal production by 2050; FAO: 70 percent increase in cereal production by 2050.
  3. 3. The World We Live In AgricultureClimate Energy
  4. 4. The World We Live In -- Energy Agriculture Climate Energy
  5. 5. Energy – DemandAgriculture uses approximately 12 percent oftotal energy
  6. 6. Energy – ProductionPast “peak oil”
  7. 7. Energy – Prices
  8. 8. The World We Live In -- Energy Agriculture Climate Energy
  9. 9. Climate – Trends (temperature)
  10. 10. Climate – Trends (preciptitation)
  11. 11. Climate – Disruption
  12. 12. The World We Live In -- Energy Agriculture Climate Energy
  13. 13. Agriculture – Big Picture
  14. 14. Agriculture – Land
  15. 15. Agriculture – WaterAgriculture uses70 – 80 percent offresh water.
  16. 16. Agriculture – Inputs
  17. 17. Agriculture – Productivity Gains
  18. 18. Agriculture – Food Prices
  19. 19. Our Common Future: Agriculture-Energy Agriculture Climate Energy
  20. 20. Our Common Future: Agriculture-Energy
  21. 21. Our Common Future: Energy - Climate Agriculture Climate Energy
  22. 22. Our Common Future: Energy - Climate
  23. 23. Our Common Future: Climate - Agriculture Agriculture Climate Energy
  24. 24. Our Common Future: Climate - Agriculture
  25. 25. Our Common Future: Climate - Agriculture Adapted from Easterling and Apps, 2005, in Holdren, 2008
  26. 26. Our Common Future: Climate - Agriculture
  27. 27. What does this mean for AES?• Better educated field staff and managers• Improved access to different types of information• Greater inter-sectorial coordination• Higher levels of collaboration between EAS actors• Contextualized reliance on markets• Recognition of and increased reliance on farmer agency
  28. 28. This presentation was given by: Dr. Brent Simpson Michigan State University on behalf of MEAS at the Global Learning Exchange on Best Fit Approaches in Extension and Advisory Services Washington, D.C. on June 6, 2012
  29. 29. Terms of Use: © Brent Simpson and MEAS project. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.Users are free: • to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work • to Remix — to adapt the workUnder the following conditions: • Attribution — Users must attribute the work to the author(s)/institution (but not in any way that suggests that the authors/ institution endorse the user or the user’s use of the work).
  30. 30. Disclaimer:This presentation was made possible by the generous support ofthe American people through the United States Agency forInternational Development, USAID. The contents are theresponsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect theviews of USAID or the United States Government.www.meas-extension.org

×