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In order to feed a world of nine billion people by 2050, we need more people working in agriculture in all its forms. Despite the universal agreement on the importance of agriculture to our future, however, we are not succeeding in attracting high-potential young people and women to the field. While the reasons for this are many, we believe that one central problem is an insufficient attention given to creation of robust, productive networks.

On 28 March 2018, an Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Nutrition meeting was held at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy. At this event, the Private Sector Mechanism delivered the following statement concerning the development of Terms of Reference (ToR) for the proposed nutrition guidelines that are to be the next major policy product of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). 

The Global Agripreneurs Summit is an industry highlight in the agrifood tech sector that dives deep to understand where the source of our food is coming from.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and its partners have ambitious climate-smart agriculture (CSA) goals:

  • Reducing GHG emissions from agriculture and land use by 50% by 2030
  • Making 50% more nutritious food available by 2030 (including reducing food loss and waste)
  • Strengthening the climate resilience of agricultural landscapes and farming communities
Make this your read of the day: @FAO 's report on the State of Agricultural Commodity Markets, which focuses on… https://t.co/QxSLD8ymtP
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