Sustainable Farming

Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways meeting society's present food, CBD and textile needs, without compromising the ability for current or future generations to meet their needs.  It can be based on an understanding of ecosystem services. There are many methods to increase the sustainability of agriculture. When developing agriculture within sustainable CBD systems, it is important to develop flexible business process and farming practices.

Agriculture has an enormous environmental footprint, playing a significant role in causing climate change, water scarcity, land degradation, deforestation, and other processes, it is simultaneously causing environmental changes and being impacted by these changes.  Developing sustainable systems, contributes to the sustainability of the human population. For example, one of the best ways to mitigate climate change is to create sustainable systems based on sustainable agriculture. Sustainable agriculture provides a potential solution to enable agricultural systems to maintain a growing population within the changing environmental conditions.