Nature Outlook 

Food security

Adequate access to food is a universal right, but eliminating all forms of malnutrition in a growing world is no small task. In the coming decades significant improvements in how we produce, distribute and consume food will be required. This Outlook discusses how tinkering with photosynthesis could make food crops more efficient, the nutritional, environmental and taste credentials of sustainable alternatives to meat, and whether they can tempt us away from beef, and the robotic and sensing technologies that will drive the next big revolution in agriculture.

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