By 2030, the global economy could double in size, and India and China will swell to represent around 40% of global middle-class consumption, up from less than 10% in 2010. This will significantly alter the composition of global diets.
NET CEREALS TRADE (DEVELOPING COUNTRIES)
The global economy could double, yet developing countries will rely even more heavily on food imports (14% of total consumption) and be exposed to import price surges above the 10-60% price increases already expected (based on 2000 levels).
Global water demand will increase more than 50%, with agriculture alone requiring more than what can be sustained to feed the world even before domestic and industrial needs are met.