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AgBioWorld - Supporting Biotechnology in Agriculture

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AgBioWorld aims to provide science-based information on agbiotech issues to various stakeholders across the world. Its website has received endorsements from over 3,400 scientists from across the world.

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The Future of Food at CGI 2012

The sustainability of the global food system - an issue of global, multisectoral proportions that engages individual responsibility - was discussed yesterday by a diverse panel of policy makers, business and NGO leaders at the Clinton Global Initiative...

"Rethinking agriculture with sustainability in mind

One of the important questions about the sustainability of the food system is linked to the emergence of a global middle classes. There are inherent tensions between the growing demand for protein and energy and the degradation of ecosystems. Clay spoke about the need to invest in crops that have a low impact on the soil and the environment. According to him, one of the central questions of agricultural sustainability is “which crops produce more calories by acre of land, by liter of water?”Adesina spoke about how sees seafood as a key alternative to traditional protein sources, because it has less environmental implications than other forms of protein. “Our view”, he explained, “is that it’s going to take protected wild fisheries and agriculture to deal with this. We are very aware of the need to partner with organizations to make sure we protect fisheries, and to make sure we take full advantage of agriculture and its potential.” He further noted that governments must also sett standards, monitor closely, and have the ability to sanction.

 
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Bhutan, farming is the way forward.

Bhutan, farming is the way forward. | The Rambling Epicure | Scoop.it

Agriculture policies in Bhutan.

 

 
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