Sustainable and circular bioeconomy for food systems transformation

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20/04/2020
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What exactly is the Bioeconomy and what is the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) doing to promote its sustainable and circular implementation? Bioeconomy is generally understood as “the production, utilization and conservation of biological resources, including related knowledge, science, technology and innovation, to provide information, products, processes...
17/01/2020
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 Berlin – FAO Director General QU Dongyu and Professor Joachim von Braun, Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and Chair of the German Bioeconomy Council, in a meeting today, emphasized the important role that scientific communities need to play in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
07/01/2020
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Seaweed is a precious product for the 25 000 Zanzibari farmers that depend on it, 80 percent of whom are women. But climate change is causing a rise in temperatures, taking a toll on our oceans. Warmer waters represent a real threat to seaweed production, inhibiting its growth and making...
13/12/2019
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The fifth annual meeting of the International Working Group on Sustainable Bioeconomy (ISBWG) was held in Montevideo, Uruguay from 26 - 27 November 2019. Experts representing nine countries, including delegates from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and...
03/12/2019
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Conocer los avances de la integración de la bioeconomía sostenible en cada país; recoger insumos para continuar con el trabajo; y a la vez propiciar el diálogo interinstitucional entre agentes nacionales e internacionales a través del intercambio de experiencias y conocimientos, fueron los objetivos de la quinta reunión del Grupo...
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