Ecology and food economy

Ecology and food economy

Do you know how your food is produced and how that affects the environment? Farmers and many other people work hard to enable you to enjoy rice or a pizza. Some food is even harvested, prepared and transported from the other side of the world! To work out how to produce enough food for everyone, while also protecting our planet, we need to start by understanding the life cycle of food!

The rise of agriculture: Challenges for our diet and the environment

How can we produce enough food while protecting the planet?

Cycle of common agricultural products (rice, corn)

Producing rice or corn is not as easy as you think!

Cycle of manufactured goods

Producing even the most basic pizza requires a lot of effort and resources. Would you be able to describe the different stages of its production?