Sustainable and circular bioeconomy for food systems transformation

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28/03/2022
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Name Bioeconomy for sustainable food and agriculture What does that mean? It means using biological resources,* processes and innovations to help transform agrifood systems so that they are more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable, while supporting the development of a fair and green economy and ensuring all global citizens have access to enough nutritious...
16/03/2022
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Alternative proteins, microbiome science and changing consumer patterns just some of the key drivers Bioeconomy innovations are major global agrifood drivers. From new protein sources and production systems, microbiome science, and alternatives to agricultural plastics, to changing consumer patterns, and emerging biotechnologies, we need to assess their profound implications for food...
04/03/2022
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FAO’s Bioeconomy team held an engaging virtual meeting of the International Sustainable Bioeconomy Working Group (ISBWG) on 28 February, with around 40 participants zooming in from countries and regions around the globe, including Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Malaysia, Namibia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Africa, United States of America, and...
08/12/2021
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New protein sources may offer tantalizing potential to meet nutritional and environmental goals, but also come with challenges and risks The world’s population is projected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.9 billion today. One of our greatest challenges will be to feed these extra people with adequate, safe, sustainable, and nutritious...
30/11/2021
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) today launched an important new bioeconomy publication for policymakers in countries and macro-regions. The Guidance note on monitoring the sustainability of bioeconomy at a country or macro-regional level, which was commissioned by...
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