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FAO launched the Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform in 2016 to facilitate dialogue and the exchange of information between governments and other actors on issues related to mainstreaming biodiversity across the agriculture sectors. As one of the first major activities of the Platform, FAO held a Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors (Dialogue) in Rome, between 29 and 31 May 2018. This publication gives the details of the speakers, the dialogue and the outcomes.

The publication is intended to provide basic information on the biological wealth of Turkey and the contribution of genetic resources to daily life and food security. The book is organized into ten chapters and provides general information on geographical features and agro-ecological zones, diversity of genetic resources, agriculture and biodiversity, conservation and utilization of genetic resources in crop and livestock husbandry, forestry, fisheries, and pharmaceutic and aromatic industries. Each chapter has been prepared after a search of all available literature on the topic and with the valuable contributions of eminent scientists.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched the Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform in 2016 to facilitate dialogue and the exchange of information between governments and other actors on issues related to mainstreaming biodiversity across the agriculture sectors. As one of the first major activities of the Platform, FAO held a Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors (Dialogue) in Rome, between 29 and 31 May 2018.

Biodiversity mainstreaming across the agricultural sectors is the process of embedding biodiversity considerations into all policies, strategies and practices that are adopted by public and private actors who either depend on biodiversity or whose actions have an impact on biodiversity. The purpose of mainstreaming biodiversity in the agriculture sectors it to ensure

This brochure presents FAO’s work on mainstreaming biodiversity as a cross-cutting theme in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. It provides examples of on-the-ground activities and highlights relevant international mechanisms. It shows how biodiversity and ecosystems benefit people in countless ways by providing food, clean water, shelter and raw materials for our basic needs. Agriculture is a major user of biodiversity but also has the potential to contribute to the protection of biodiversity.

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