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October 19, 2015
Globally farming provides 1.3 billion jobs
Crop Life International infographic of the roles that agriculture, farming and plant science innovations play in enabling a thriving global economy.

1.3 billion people! That’s how many jobs are thanks to modern farming. Image courtesy Crop Life International.

An infographic posted on 7 October 2015 by the Crop Life International organisation based in Brussels in Belgium highlights the role that agriculture, farming and plant science innovations play in maintaining a thriving global economy. Healthy crops are of course an added benefit. The five main factoids can be summed up as follows:

The sources for the Crop Life International organisation’s informative infographic are the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Bank and American Economic Association.

To enjoy the infogaphic in all its picturesque glory you can find it here.

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