Agriculture becomes a “gold mine”

Agriculture becomes a “gold mine”

Originally submitted by Tuomo Kuosa
last updated by Maurizio Sajeva

Wild Card's progress: advanced

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 2 - Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Food quality and safety

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050+

Wild Card's description 
A sudden change in global weather leads to sever crop failure all around the world. Investors and nations start to compete in global food exchange. The price of basic food suddenly becomes over twenty times higher. Finally, basic production becomes profitable, but the other side of the coin is a global famine.