an effort going continuously, the ability to last out and keep from falling”. Sustainability in food production can therefore be defined as the ability of food systems to keep production and distribution going continuously without any marked interruption. It implies the ability to sustain the growth of food production to meet the demand for food in the future. This definition covers a number of aspects, including technical, economic, social and political as well as environmental ones. There are many other definitions, but I will not spend any further time trying to clarify them because they are all essentially abstractions. I should prefer to discuss closely related concepts, namely food security an
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