World food production, 1961-1996 (measured as the sum of cereals, coarse grains, and root crops)

World food production, 1961-1996 (measured as the sum of cereals, coarse grains, and root crops)

© David Tilman.

World food production grew at unprecedented rates in the second half of the 20th century, increasing available food supplies in most regions except for sub-Saharan Africa.

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