Floating Deep Farms to feed a growing population

(04/23/19)
An example of a coastal Floating Deep Farm [Image: Prof. Saffa Riffat/WSSET] An example of a coastal Floating Deep Farm [Image: Prof. Saffa Riffat/WSSET]
 
 
Feeding the projected 2050 world population of approximately nine billion will require global food production to be increased by some 70 per cent between now and then, but current land-based systems for food production cannot meet this extra demand.
 
This problem is exacerbated by rising sea levels caused by climate change as land area reduction due to inundation and coastal erosion will have a major impact on the availability of agriculture land for food production.
 
To use less land, farms could be spread.................................................

 


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