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CIFOR -2 days ago

Enhancing food system resilience | FTA and ECI discussion

Organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the Environmental Change Institute – University of Oxford, the discussion “Enhancing food system resilience” took place in Bogor, Indonesia, on Feb. 12, 2019. Comprising a keynote on enhancing food system resilience from John Ingram, presentations on the importance of forests, trees and agroforestry for food...

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Recognised plant biosecurity champion at Australia Day Awards

Assistant Secretary of Plant Import Operations, Lois Ransom, has been awarded a Public Service Medal in recognition of her outstanding public service through the strengthening of Australia’s plant biosecurity system. Acting Head of Biosecurity, Dr Marion Healy, said Mrs Ransom has devoted her career of over 30 years to strengthening Australia’s plant biosecurity system across State and Feder...

IUCN -2 weeks ago

Environmental challenges: too big for government and business to tackle alone

Ecosystems and the services they provide are at risk; their decline could jeopardise the achievement of global goals on climate change and sustainable development. However, governments and business alone cannot effectively tackle growing environmental challenges. Civil society must be included in efforts to halt the continued degradation of the environment and create a more sustainable world,...

CBD -3 weeks ago

Agrobiodiversity: A Solution to Global Issues

"Biodiversity and the services that nature provides are essential to the food we eat today and to our food security tomorrow. We only need to turn to our plates to see, smell and taste the value of biodiversity, or examine closely the nature of famine, to discover the consequences of extreme biodiversity loss....

IUCN -4 weeks ago

Nature: A global fix for global risks

At a time when environmental threats to humanity loom ever larger, IUCN stands as the organisation to fully harness the power of nature in addressing the challenges we face – and to guide the world towards the vision set out in the Sustainable Development Goals, writes IUCN Director General Inger Andersen. Mangroves and wetlands help ...

IUCN -4 weeks ago

Water, Energy and Food Security

Learn more: Nexus projectWork area: WaterLocation: EuropeSouthern Caucasus...

CBD -4 weeks ago

Africa: Eat Plants, Save the Planet

United Nations - While the modern agricultural system has helped stave off famines and feed the world's 7 billion residents, the way we eat and produce food is posing a threat to future populations' food security....

CBD -4 weeks ago

Eat Plants, Save the Planet

While the modern agricultural system has helped stave off famines and feed the world's 7 billion residents, the way we eat and produce food is posing a threat to future populations' food security....

ICRAF -4 weeks ago

ASEAN Guidelines for Agroforestry Development set to revolutionize land use in Southeast Asia

    The endorsement of the Guidelines by the region’s ministers of agriculture and forestry paves the way for implementation to restore degraded landscapes, improve food security and livelihoods, enhance farmers’ resilience and meet nationally determined contributions to... The post ASEAN Guidelines for Agroforestry Development set to revolutionize land use in Southeast...