Managing agricultural intensification

P. B. R. Hazell
2020 policy brief

Many developing countries will need to double their food production by 2020 if they are to successfully feed their burgeoning populations. This will require maintaining, if not increasing, current rates of growth in national food production, and achieving this in sustainable ways that do not degrade the underlying natural resource base. the author examines appropriate intensification for both high-potential areas and for fragile lands.