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Food, energy, water, livelihoods and health of people and societies are a product of nature, in whole or in part. Wise use of natural resources is everyone's business!
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UN Biodiversity Jun 15
Women play a key role in achieving . To help women succeed as farmers, we need to improve their land rights & access to credit, technology, training & inputs. Join us to celebrate & put your gender event on the global map
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UN Environment Jun 14
If we can’t reduce emissions & control global warming, we risk runaway with huge financial costs. The good news is that immediate changes to air pollution levels have immediate effects. via
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IPBES Jun 14
, and are all connected. A systems approach which includes land use and protecting is necessary to combat climate change and .
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UN Biodiversity Jun 14
Desertification, land degradation and drought are major threats worldwide. This year we celebrate the under the slogan “Let’s grow the future together!” Find out more 👉
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IPBES Jun 14
The World Day to Combat is on Monday 17 June! "We need to conserve what is left and restore what has been degraded. Let's grow the future!" – ExecSec
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UN Biodiversity Jun 13
To protect and manage agrobiodiversity we need to measure it. To address this, has developed the to translate the potential of for resilient and sustainable food systems into policy and investment decisions.
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UN Biodiversity Jun 13
Rice, wheat and maize 🌾 now provide more than 50% of global plant-derived calories. They can be complemented by or substituted with thousands of alternative crops: sorghum, millet, and quinoa are 3 resilient examples with a high nutrient content.
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UN Biodiversity Jun 13
The 2019 edition of the Global Youth Video Competition is underway! Entries from 18-30 young environmentalists will be accepted until 28 July to win a trip to ! -
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UN Biodiversity Jun 13
Only 9️⃣ of the 6K plants cultivated for food account for 66% of total crop production. is essential for building sustainable & resilient food systems. Follow the live stream
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UN Biodiversity Jun 13
Only 9️⃣ of the 6K plants cultivated for food account for 66% of total crop production. is essential for building sustainable & resilient food systems. Follow the live stream
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BES-Net Jun 13
Happening now! The EAT Stockholm Food Forum 2019. See how loss is affecting production and well-being. Livestream available here: 👉
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UN Biodiversity Jun 12
Our Executive Secretary is attending the , where the was launched today to analyze data on present in markets & diets, agriculture production systems, and genetic resource conservation. Learn more 👇
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FAO and the SDGs Jun 12
that child labourers are not only in cocoa, coffee or cotton, but they are also fishing and spraying pesticides for all sorts of crops? We must  👉 
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UN Biodiversity Jun 12
We face unprecedented loss of biodiversity both in nature and in our food. Increasing diversity in our food systems is our best bet for improving dietary health. Tomorrow, 13 June, listen to the livestream about biodiversity, humans & food at
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UN Biodiversity Jun 11
Here are 5️⃣ risks of a food system with low 😷 Malnutrition 🍂 Poverty 🌪️ Climate change 🐛 Land degradation, pests and diseases 🥀 Biodiversity loss Learn more 👇
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UN Biodiversity Jun 11
🍏 's Agrobiodiversity Index Report 2019 launched today, assessing 10 countries’ performance in conserving & using their to improve diets, markets, and achieve systems.
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IFAD Newsroom Jun 11
Are we really ready for a global food systems transformation? Let's hear from leaders in different sectors. Join us at on Thursday at 9:35 am >
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UN Biodiversity Jun 11
On June 8th, we celebrated on the theme of “ and the Ocean.” Women are creators and users of ocean products, and drivers of marine conservation. Men & women, and protect oceans.
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UN Biodiversity Jun 10
Our Executive Secretary, Dr. , on . Watch her full message: 👇
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