Food production

Food availability refers to the supply of food through production, distribution and exchange.

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Food production is determined by a number of factors including land ownership and use,soil management, crop selection, livestock breeding and management and harvesting.

Crop production can be affected by changes in rainfall and temperatures.

The use of land, water and energy to grow food often competes with other uses which can affect food production.

Land used for agriculture can be used for urbanization or lost to desertification and soil erosion due to unsustainable agricultural practices.

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