United States Virgin Islands
Assessing Food Systems Performance
Food Supply Chains
Unlikely Challenge Area
Potential Challenge Area
Likely Challenge Area
Total greenhouse gas emissions excluding land-use change and forestry (mtCO₂eq)
DriversEnvironment and climate change
Annual population growth (%)
DriversPopulation growth and migration
Urban population as percent of total population (%)
Agricultural land change during the last 10 years (1000 ha/year)
Average proportion of natural vegetation embedded in agricultural lands
Soil biodiversity threats index
All Suggested Policies and Actions
We’ve identified the following policies and actions that might address issues with the food system of United States Virgin Islands.
ActionResearch and develop alternative proteins sources and share the research in the public domain.
ImpactIncrease availability, affordability and appeal of alternative micronutrient-rich protein sources and reduce appeal of red meat to high red-meat consumers.