Around eight billion people currently live on earth; according to UN forecasts, there will be around 9.7 billion by 2050. People who need a roof over their heads, clothing – but above all food.
Agriculture is reaching its limits: There have not been any major increases in production through the use of machines or fertilizers in recent years. Changing climate will do another to make feeding the world more difficult.
Whether chickens, cows or other farm animals: through breeding and concentrated feed, people have understood how to continuously increase their performance. But an end to this development is in sight – also for ethical reasons.
Hunger for meat is increasing in many regions of the world. But animal husbandry ties up a lot of resources and consumes a multiple of crops. They could be better used to directly feed the world population.
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