Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000 and 2002 editions.

Figure 4.11. Recent and projected trends in caloric intake from vegetable and animal products.

Alcamo et al. (1996b); Leach (1995).
Caloric intake data for 1970-90 are based on FAO statistics (FAO, 1992) and projected for 1990-2050. Vegetable products include temperate cereals, rice, maize, tropical cereals, roots and tubers, pulses, oil crops, and others; animal products include meat from cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats, meat and eggs from poultry, and milk from cattle.