Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture :: Contributing to food security and sustainability in a changing world
April 8th, 2011
Report of the outcomes of an Expert Workshop held by FAO and the Platform on Agrobiodiversity Research in April 2010.
The Workshop explored the different challenges that confront agriculture and the options that exist or could be developed and that would be needed to feed the world, cope with climate change and capitalize on synergies between agriculture and the environment.
A section with conclusions identifies a number of actions that are likely to create the framework for the needed redirection of agriculture.
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“Biodiversity for food and agriculture
Contributing to food security and sustainability in a changing world”
The Declaration of the World Food Summit on Food Security indicates that not only should there be increased investment in agriculture to meet the challenge of achieving food security but that this investment should be directed more consistently towards sustainability.