Chaper 7: Food Security

By James O’Donovan

This chapter examines how Irelands food imports and exports.  It estimates how many people are fed by the Irish agricultural system and how many could potentially be fed by a VAS.  It shows the level of food waste inherent in animal agriculture systems and how it is driving global food insecurityFinally it shows how a VAS would free up agricultural land which could be reused for many other socially and environmentally beneficial purposes.