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Sustainable Protein construction and intake: Pigs or Peas? is a booklet that offers and explores the PROFETAS programme for improvement of a extra sustainable nutrition process by way of learning the feasibility of substituting meat with plant dependent possible choices. The emphasis is on enhancing the meals method via lowering using strength, land, and freshwater, whilst proscribing the affects on well-being and animal welfare linked to in depth cattle creation. it's transparent that the sort of new point of view calls not just for complicated environmental and technological study, but additionally for in-depth societal examine, because the reputation of latest nutrition structures is seriously contingent on perceptions and attitudes of recent shoppers. during this distinctive multidisciplinary environment, PROFETAS has unfolded pathways for an enormous transition in protein foodstuff construction and intake, now not by means of simply examining the nutrition chain, yet fairly by way of exploring the whole agricultural approach, together with biomass for power creation and using more and more scarce freshwater assets. The examine awarded here's meant to profit each stakeholder within the foodstuff chain from policymakers to shoppers, and it bargains guiding rules for a transition in the direction of an ecologically and socially sustainable meals process from a multi-level perspective.

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