Sustainable and circular bioeconomy for food systems transformation


FAO has unveiled the world's first Global Bioeconomy Dashboard, a comprehensive platform that supports the framing of bioeconomy strategies.  The Dashboard displays the latest information on national and regional bioeconomy strategies and shows how they align with environmental objectives. This streamlines the process of understanding global trends in bioeconomy developments and so...
First steps toward design of new FAO-led GEF project underway Building on the major Global Environment Facility (GEF) endorsement of FAO’s bioeconomy work, the “Bananas in Pakistan's Bioeconomy: Transforming Waste into Textile” project took its first steps toward implementation during a mission in Sindh Region this November. International colleagues from FAO...
A World Food Forum Event The bioeconomy team of FAO’s Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment (OCB) and Bites of Transfoodmation (BoT) highlighted the incredible potential of wearable food waste during an event at October’s World Food Forum in FAO headquarters in Rome. The event showcased how food waste can be transformed into fashionable...
Call comes during two-day meeting of FAO-led bioeconomy working group Experts from all global regions met in Rome on 19-20 October to take stock of the latest bioeconomy developments and to discuss how FAO could best focus its expanding bioeconomy work. Those gathered spoke about the potential of the sustainable...
The full video of the 19 October event on "Bioeconomy - the catalyst for agrifood systems transformation" held in FAO headquarters is now available for streaming and download on FAO webcast.   Read the FAO press release for the event here. Read the FAO Director-General's opening remarks here. More photos available on FAO flickr.   Photo credit: ©FAO/Riccardo De...
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