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Sustainable growth - Dutch pioneer precisions farming

Graham Watson

28th November 2019

This World Economic Forum clip looks at how Dutch farmers are among the most innovative in the developed world, largely as a result of the competition inherent in an country with such high population density.

Precision agriculture focuses on enhancing yields, reducing resource use and thus enhancing efficiency. Given that demand for food is expected to be 50% higher in 2050, such improvements in agricultural productivity are a source of optimism.

Sustainable growth - Dutch pioneer precisions farming

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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