Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 11

Sustainable Agriculture through Food Security

Sharon Idahosa*

Lifex Agriculture Initiative, Yenagoa Bayelsa State, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Sharon Idahosa, Lifex Agriculture Initiative, Yenagoa Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

Received: August 12, 2020; Published: October , 2020



  Though, much progress has been made towards food security in the past decades. But overtime, the food security challenges faced has become rather too alarming and in years to come, many of the world’s population will be subjected to extreme poverty, hunger, malnutrition and even deaths. It is expedient that the issue of food security is tackled as the world’s population is expected to climb to 8.5 billion in 2025. The need to improve agricultural productivity to facilitate a sustainable agriculture, thereby improving food security is very key. This module explains sustainable agriculture to a large extent, food security challenges, as well as food security measures, giving a direct guide on how sustainable farming can boost the food production systems in Nigeria.

Keywords: Food Security; Sustainable Agriculture; Agriculture; Pandemic; Nigeria



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Citation: Sharon Idahosa. “Sustainable Agriculture through Food Security". Acta Scientific Agriculture 4.11 (2020): 00-00.


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