CHNG2805: Assignment 1
What is Agriculture ?
Agriculture is a system consisting of agronomically and nutritionally
complementary systems, rather than a just a sum of its individual crops
or farm animals.
What is Agricult
Use of sustainability
LCA, embodied energy
THE NATURAL STEP
THE ABCD APPROACH
A = Awareness
70% Increase in global food production is expected by 2050 to meet global
population projections (UN)
Remain as a
Industrial Ecology, etc.
LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT (LCA)
What is it?
Set of Organized procedures which look to examine the inputs
and outputs of materials and energy and its association with any
Sustainability: meet the needs of today without compromising the ability to meet the
Ecological footprint: measure communities use of natual resources and ecological
services.( human impact on environmentl systems) Amount of biologically pr