Sustainable and circular bioeconomy for food systems transformation

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26/05/2022
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BIC General Assembly marks ten years of the European Union Bioeconomy Strategy FAO was at the forefront of discussions at the General Assembly of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), which took place in Brussels on 18-19 May. For the occasion, BIC Executive Director Dirk Carrez invited Lev Neretin, lead of FAO’s...
19/05/2022
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Did you know that 22 May is the United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity? Biological diversity is often understood in terms of the wide variety of plants, animals and microorganisms, but it also includes genetic differences within each species — for example, between varieties of crops and breeds of livestock...
19/05/2022
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The potential of the growing bioeconomy sector was at the forefront of discussions at the General Assembly of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), which took place in Brussels. Presenting FAO’s new sustainable bioeconomy programme to experts from the European Union institutions were Lev Neretin, lead of FAO’s programme priority area...
16/05/2022
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The Bioeconomy Talks series features interviews with experts on bioeconomy themes that are directly linked to agrifood systems transformation Buyung Hadi is an entomologist, ecologist and integrated pest management specialist who coordinates the Secretariat of FAO’s Global Action for Fall Armyworm (FAW) Control. The FAW is a moth native to tropical...
09/05/2022
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Market potential, regulatory issues, and environmental and carbon outcomes all highlighted On 5 May, FAO and the International Sustainable Bioeconomy Working Group (ISBWG) hosted the fifth in a series of webinars on bio-innovations for agrifood systems transformation, this time focusing on alternative proteins. The webinar was facilitated by Lev Neretin and Marta Gomez San Juan from the FAO Sustainable and Circular Bioeconomy team, and moderated by Ndaindila Haindongo, one...
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