Sustainable and circular bioeconomy for food systems transformation

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19/01/2023
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On Friday, 16 December, FAO and the Government of Canada co-hosted an official CBD side event, entitled Achieving post-2020 targets through sustainable bioeconomy in agrifood systems. During the high-level opening, Ms Maria Helena Semedo, FAO Deputy Director-General, Ms Natasha Kim, Assistant Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and Mr Adrián Peña, Uruguay’s Minister of Environment, reflected...
02/12/2022
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Episode is part of new FAO series on nexus between climate change, biodiversity and nutrition Amid a busy autumn schedule including the publication of a new booklet and trips to the EU Bioeconomy Conference, COP 27, and an OECD sustainability forum, FAO’s bioeconomy team recently took time out to discuss the...
28/11/2022
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FAO brings agrifood systems perspective to session on bio-innovations On November 22–23, FAO’s bioeconomy team headed to Paris for the 2022 OECD Green Growth and Sustainable Development (GGSD) Forum. The trip followed hot on the heels of COP 27, where FAO led and participated in many bioeconomy-related side events and launched...
22/11/2022
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Greater role for bioeconomy in driving climate action advocated at FAO side event FAO finished the COP 27 climate change conference on a high note with the launch of a new publication outlining the powerful links between bioeconomy and climate action. Sustainable and circular bioeconomy in the climate agenda: Opportunities to...
04/11/2022
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COP 27 participants tune into webinar linking bioeconomy to climate action in agriculture Just in time for COP 27, the upcoming global climate change conference in Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt), FAO held a specialized bioeconomy webinar on 31 October for female negotiators on the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA), which recognizes the unique...
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