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Building biodiverse food systems for an inclusive, resilient and safe future

In this webinar, speakers address: Lessons the Covid-19 crisis is teaching us with respect to the resilience of our current food systems and the role that biodiverse, mixed farming has to play to ensure a sustainable and just transition towards economic recovery, especially in countries of the global South. Science of agricultural biodiversity and the necessity of moving from agricultural models that are threats to biodiversity to models that contribute to the management of biodiversity. Global process of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, the need for inclusion of agriculture and a shift in global policies to encourage more diverse agricultural systems that can support a mix of export production and a strengthening of domestic production and markets.

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