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Modern Concepts & Developments in Agronomy

Some Considerations Upon the Actual Challenges and Opportunities for Agriculture

  • Open or CloseAlexandru Naghiu*

    University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Romania

    *Corresponding author:Alexandru Naghiu, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, Romania

Submission: June 08, 2020;Published: June 11, 2020

DOI: 10.31031/MCDA.2020.06.000640

ISSN: 2637-7659
Volume6 Issue3


Now, at the beginning of the 21st millennium, the world is going through a new and critical era, one of great challenges related to food, water, energy, healthy environment and security, in the conditions of increasing population and climate change. The Earth’s population is still growing (it is true that it has reached the peak of the asymptote), according to the latest estimates, it is expected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100 [1] and the world agricultural production has increased by 145%. from 1960 [2]. In the same time, the food loss and waste has become an important issue as today represents more than 1/3 of total (1,3 billiard of tons/year!) [3].

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