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FAO/Focus on biodiversity

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The future of agriculture depends on biodiversity

Erosion of plant genetic diversity

Building an international system to safeguard agricultural biodiversity

Loss of domestic animal breeds alarming

Traditional knowledge, often the key to unlocking benefits of biodiversity, under threat

Working to protect biological diversity

Further reading

FAO/22516/R. Grisolia

FAO is playing a lead role in developing an international agenda for sustainable development in mountain regions, which are some of the most biodiverse regions on the planet.

FAO/16794/P. Johnson

Protecting biodiversity and promoting healthy marine and freshwater ecosystems can help maintain, and even increase, fish food production.

FAO/A. Vitale

Rural women have unique knowledge of local biodiversity, acquired though centuries of practical experience in farming and managing agricultural genetic resources.

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