Canada is set to overtake farming as the world’s biggest in terms of agricultural output and growing, according to a new report.
According to the Global Agricultural Statistics Report 2016 released by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Canada is the largest agricultural producer, with more than 11 million tonnes of agricultural produce in the country.
That represents a 17 per cent increase over 2014 and a 10 per cent growth from 2015.
The report also projects that agricultural production in Canada will reach 17.4 million tonnes by 2025.
The country’s agricultural output is forecast to grow by 13 per cent from 2015 to 2025.
Canada’s growing agricultural sector is set for a boom in the coming yearsThe report also said that the U.S. will surpass Canada as the second-largest agricultural producer in 2025, with 7.6 million tonnes.
The U.K. will overtake Canada in 2025 with 7 million tonnes, followed by the U,S., France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain and the UTA.
The report predicts that the Canadian agricultural sector will grow by more than 14 per cent over the next two decades.
“In the next 20 years, agriculture is expected to account for a whopping 40 per cent of Canada’s agricultural production, a growth rate of about 1.8 million tonnes annually,” the report states.
“Agriculture is expected increase in importance as a key component of economic growth, as it is projected to account to an increase of 1.7 million tonnes over 20 years.”
While agricultural output will grow in Canada, it will also suffer from the negative impact of climate change, according the report.
The FAO report also notes that the country’s growing population is causing an increasing number of farm animals to be sold as pets, and it is expected that the number of animal farms in the U