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UN: The Era of Ever-Lasting Production Based On Maximizing Profits Has Reached Its Limits

UN: The Era of Ever-Lasting Production Based On Maximizing Profits Has Reached Its Limits | sustainable food | Scoop.it
Amid economic crises, climatic shocks, and high and volatile food prices in a world of plenty where nearly 870 million people still go hungry, the United Nations marked World Food Day on October 16, 2012, by highlighting agricultural cooperatives...

 

October 17, 2012 — OneWorld South Asia

UN FOCUSES ON AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES TO END GLOBAL HUNGER

“The era of seemingly ever-lasting production based upon maximizing inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides, mining supplies of freshwater and fertile arable land and advancements linked to mechanization are hitting their limits, if indeed they have not already hit them,” UNEP’s Executive Director, Achim Steiner, said in a news release... http://southasia.oneworld.net/news/un-focuses-on-agricultural-cooperatives-to-end-global-hunger

 

UNEP REPORT: AVOIDING FUTURE FAMINES: STRENGTHENING THE ECOLOGICAL BASIS OF SECURITY THROUGH SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS  http://www.unep.org/publications/ebooks/avoidingfamines/

 

 


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a tool in the sustainable food system toolbox - CCAFS - cgiar

a tool in the sustainable food system toolbox - CCAFS - cgiar | sustainable food | Scoop.it
Sustainable intensification: a tool in the sustainable food system toolbox. A recently released article is reflecting on the term 'sustainable intensification' in the agricultural context with the ambition to add clarity to the discussion ...
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