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farming for
a growing population

Beans or Beef?

In order to reduce the amount of energy lost in a food chain, the number of stages should be kept to a minimum. So even though there is more protein in the beef, the beans are a more efficient way to get protein as less energy is used to produce the same amount of protein.

Maximising food production

There are 4 main ways to maximise food production. Click on the images to find out more:

  1. Increase the energy transferred
    along the food chain
  2. Reducing disease
  3. Controlling predators
  4. Improving conditions for
    feeding and growing