Feeding Growing Global Population Will Require
“From farm to fork, DuPont has the opportunity to use science and technology to increase agricultural productivity, improve food quality and achieve long-term food security,” Craig said.
The world’s population will reach 7 billion this year – increasing by 150,000 people per day for the next 40 years. This means the world will need to increase production of high nutritional value foods by 70% in that same period to meet the need.
|Pioneer® brand seeds are sold to farmers in more than 90 countries around the world.|
Craig was joined by Eser Acarkan, DuPont food industry leader for Turkey, Middle East & Africa, and Heike van de Kerkhof, global director for DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers for the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region.
“DuPont is uniquely positioned to increase global food production across the value chain. The Middle East is a key developing market with increasing emphasis on the food industry,” Eser said.
To see examples of our science at work within DuPont businesses, read the news release.