Setting the Table for 10 Billion: The Need for Sustainable Agriculture
Agriculture’s central role in food production is responsible for a sizable share of greenhouse gas emissions and poses a unique challenge to this essential sector.
Current projections imply that the world’s food systems will have to produce over 50% more calories by 2050 just to keep pace with global population and income growth.
Meeting this challenge will create an investment opportunity set that goes well beyond conventional notions of agriculture.
In this Lazard Insights, Juan Mier, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager/Analyst finds that companies that provide exposure to solutions at the intersection of agriculture and sustainability may be rewarded by the market in the long term.
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