Production potential of organic farming worldwide

July 1, 2015

 

A multi-disciplinary study at the University of Michigan concluded that if the whole world shifted to sustainable, organic practices, our total food supply could increase by about half. While production might decline somewhat in the North, any loss would be more than filled by increased output in the South

“Organic agriculture and the global food supply,” Catherine Badgley, et. al., Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (2007), Cambridge University Press, 22(2); 91. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=1091304

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