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Agriculture and nutrition

‚ÄčInformation and communication technologies and big data will result in significant shifts in and around the agricultural sector and the entire food supply chain. In the digital age, agriculture can be made more sustainable by taking into account innovative cultivation methods in combination with a diversity of crops and livestock farming as well as the relevant markets and policies.

Environmentally sound dietary habits (food production, consumption and trade) are achievable but would require a fundamental change in attitudes and policies. This is the conclusion of a recent report issued by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report assesses the current state of the European food system with regard to the objectives of food security, ecosystem health and social and economic prosperity.

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Dietary Change Scenarios and Implications for Food SustainabilityDietary Change Scenarios and Implications for Food Sustainabilityhttp://www.nrp73.ch/en/News/Pages/190429-news-nfp73-dietary-change-scenarios.aspx4/28/2019 10:00:00 PM
Multi-indicator sustainability assessment of global food systemsMulti-indicator sustainability assessment of global food systemshttp://www.nrp73.ch/en/News/Pages/180326-news-nfp73-sustainability-assessment-of-global-food-systems.aspx3/25/2018 10:00:00 PM

 Ongoing research projects

 

 

Digital innovations for sustainable agricultureDigital innovations for sustainable agriculturehttp://www.nrp73.ch/en/projects/agriculture-and-nutrition/digital-innovations-for-sustainable-agricultureProf. Dr. Robert Finger
Impacts of Swiss food consumption and tradeImpacts of Swiss food consumption and tradehttp://www.nrp73.ch/en/projects/agriculture-and-nutrition/impacts-of-swiss-food-consumption-and-tradeProf. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Mathys
Interaction of economy and ecology in Swiss farmsInteraction of economy and ecology in Swiss farmshttp://www.nrp73.ch/en/projects/agriculture-and-nutrition/interaction-of-economy-and-ecology-in-swiss-farmsDr. Thomas Nemecek

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