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Crop production (Food)

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Interpretation of theme: The act or process of yielding produce from farmland, for livestock or human consumption. (Source: RHW / AGP)
Is item of theme: Food

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Crop production (Food) associations

Policy themes are used to classify Key policy issues and policy interventions. The tables below contain the issues and interventions associated with theme item Crop production (Food).

Associated Key policy issues and their components

ComponentDescription
Carbon, vegetation, agriculture and water How do climate change and land-use management affect the land productivity of current and future agricultural land?
Carbon, vegetation, agriculture and water What is the combined effect of climate change and socio-economic development on water demand and availability, and associated agricultural production?
Crops and grass How will climate change affect the productivity of current and future agricultural areas?
Land-use allocation How can agricultural intensification increase global food production, and what policies will contribute to this?
Water What is the combined effect of climate change and socio-economic development on water demand and availability, and on associated agricultural production?

Associated policy interventions, their components and the affected components

Policy interventionDescriptionImplemented inAffects component
Changes in consumption and diet preferences Interventions that target consumption changes or changes in dietary preferences
Improved rainwater management Improved rainwater management assumes a decrease in the evaporative losses from rainfed agriculture and the creation of small scale reservoirs to harvest rainwater during the wet period and use it during a dryer period. Both measures lead to more efficient use of water and increased yields on rainfed fields.