Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Clinical Review Volume 5 Issue 2

Intensification of Food Production Systems: A Boon or a Bane?

Kennady Vijayalakshmy1, Sharmistha Chakraborty2, Jyotsnarani Biswal3, and Habibar Rahman4*

1Research Officer, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), South Asia Office, New Delhi, India
2Consultant, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), South Asia Office, New Delhi, India
3Consultant, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), South Asia Office, New Delhi, India
4Regional Representative for South Asia, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), South Asia Office, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Habibar Rahman, Research and Regional Communications Officer, South Asia and International Livestock Research Institute, New Delhi, India.

Received: December 14, 2022; Published: January 17, 2023


Food production systems are intensified because of various acts taken by people on an individual, community, or organisational level. The need for intensification in the form of greater output is most pressing when the food supply needs to be increased, such as during periods of high population growth. When social or environmental problems are involved, intensification that uses resources more effectively may be more important. In either case, changes brought about by intensification should be cognitively understood as opposed to extensive modifications, which involve either a rise or fall in the number of inputs utilised. The necessity of sustainable intensification of food production systems is emphasised in this assessment, along with its benefits and drawbacks.

Keywords: Crop; Food Security; Intensification; Livestock; Production Systems


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Citation: Kennady Vijayalakshmy., et al. “Intensification of Food Production Systems: A Boon or a Bane?".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 5.2 (2023): 37-42.


Copyright: © 2023 Habibar Rahman., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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