Agriculture Infographic

It’s the source of our food supply. Arguably the most important aspect of agriculture is that it’s the source of the world’s food supply. … In countries dealing with food insecurity and severe malnourishment, it’s because their agriculture sectors are suffering. When agriculture thrives, fewer people go hungry.

  • Negative Impacts:

While negative impacts are serious and can include pollution and degradation of soil, water, and air, agriculture can also positively impact the environment, for instance by trapping greenhouse gases within crops and soils or mitigating flood risks through the adoption of certain farming practices.

  • Benefits Impacts:

Benefits include lower greenhouse gas emissions, minimal transportation requirements, and reduced energy use for food production. … It is our collective responsibility to eliminate the negative impacts of food production and focus on achieving a balance between the land’s productivity and the preservation of natural habitats.