World 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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Labex Korea – The signing of these 91 countries and the European Union effectively demonstrates that the international community is committed to promote the early entry into force of this unique legal instrument in the service of sustainable development. I call upon Parties that have not yet done so to expedite their internal procedures ratification in 2012, which coincides with the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the opening of the Summit for Life on Earth, “said Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
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