Daily Archives: March 11, 2013

Achieving the New Vision for Agriculture: New Models for Action

3. AchivinWorld Economic Forum – To feed 9 billion people by 2050, the world will need to adopt new strategies aimed at sustainably increasing agricultural production. Meeting this challenge will require significant increases in investment, innovation and collaboration among all stakeholders.The World Economic Forum’s New Vision for Agriculture serves as a platform to build collaboration among stakeholders to achieve a vision of agriculture as a driver of food security, environmental sustainability and economic opportunity.

In the past three years, governments, business, farmers and civil society organizations have embraced and begun to implement this vision at global, regional and country levels.This report outlines the progress to date of partnerships catalysed by the New Vision for Agriculture, and the key challenges and next steps that must be addressed to realize the full potential of the multistakeholder partnership

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Brazilian researchers assess bioenergy for UNESCO

4. FapespFAPESP – Researchers programs FAPESP Bioenergy Research (BIOEN), Biodiversity (BIOTA) and Climate Change Secretariat were invited by the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (Scope), based at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) , to conduct a Rapid Assessment Process (Rapid Assessment Process, in English) on biofuels and sustainability.
The evaluation will result in a “Summary of policies” containing a series of recommendations from academia, industry, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to support decision-making related to biofuels and sustainability by businesses, governments and international institutions associated the United Nations (UN).
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