Sustainable and circular bioeconomy for food systems transformation

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24/08/2021
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El país trabaja en indicadores para implementar su estrategia de bioeconomía construida con apoyo de la FAO y que está en proceso de aprobación oficial Los esfuerzos realizados para establecer un sistema de monitoreo de la bioeconomía sostenible en Uruguay, basado en un concepto desarrollado por el Instituto Thünen de Alemania, fueron presentados...
30/06/2021
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(This article was updated on 30 November) FAO and the International Bioeconomy Working Group (ISBWG) hosted the fourth in a series of webinars on bio-innovations for agrifood systems transformation, this time focusing on “Microbial-based products and microbiome R&D: game-changing opportunities for ecosystem restoration”.  The webinar was facilitated by Anne Bogdanski and Marta Gomez from the FAO Sustainable and Circular Bioeconomy team, who noted the timeliness of discussing the issue after World Microbiome Day (27...
10/06/2021
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The bioeconomy has strong potential to efficiently transform food systems and achieve scalable and robust impact on the ground. That was the main conclusion of a meeting between FAO Chief Scientist Ismahane Elouafi, FAO Chief Innovation Officer Khalid Bomba and European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) Director...
21/04/2021
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FAO’s latest webinar in the ‘Circular bioeconomy for food systems transformation’ series looks at what’s needed to make innovative bio-products part of everyday life Since 2016, FAO has been looking at how a sustainable and circular bioeconomy could for countries be a new, much needed economic model with many benefits; reviewing...
13/04/2021
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Namibia and the National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) recently held a kick-start meeting for the "Development of the National Bio-economy Strategy" project spearheaded by the two agencies. The meeting, held virtually, sought to reaffirm the commitment by...
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