Figure 6.32 Overview of model used for describing the agricultural and silvicultural sectors in a scenario for future integrated food and energy production.

In the 2050 scenario, the land area used for food crops is considered the same as now. This includes the cropland area fraction (Fig. 6.33; AF in Fig. 6.32) and, for grazing, rangeland as well (Fig. 6.34). Forest (Fig. 6.35) and marginal land (Fig. 6.36) is not used for food crops. Some marginal land is used today for grazing in a less-intensive way, in contrast to the use of cropland in rotation for occasional grazing. In some areas (e.g., Africa), crop cultivation on the cropland fraction ...

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