Harpinder Sandhu, Alexander Müller, Pavan Sukhdev, Transformation of agriculture and food systems: Application of TEEBAgriFood Framework, The Solutions Journal, Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2019, Pages 60-61 (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/transformation-agriculture-food-systems-application-teebagrifood-framework/) Abstract: Agriculture is the foremost agenda for many governments around the world due to growing demand for diverse types of food from increasing and wealthier populations. Although global agriculture provides sufficient calories overall for today’s human population, more than 800 million nevertheless remain undernourished1. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, there is a need to double food production by 2050 to meet the demands of over 9 billion people2. The Green Revolution of the 1960s, through the use of intensive agriculture techniques, crop and livestock improvements and agrochemical use has resulted in many-fold increases in agricultural production. At the same time, increasing production through intensive agriculture has resulted in irreparable damages to biodiversity and the natural environment over the last five decades3. Another alarming and related consequence is that the global burden of diseases such as obesity, cardio-vascular diseases, … Topics: Agriculture & Food