Forests, farmers and food: The triangular challenge of building a sustainable food system
We owe our lives to Earth’s forests and yet we’re losing them at a rate of one soccer field every second. The 1-billion-dollar AGRI3 Fund is tackling the triangular challenge of preventing deforestation and stimulating reforestation, contributing to sustainable agriculture production, and improving rural livelihoods.
The takeaway delivery boom sparked by pandemic lockdowns shows no sign of abating, but convenience can carry a high cost in terms of CO2 emissions. So what can consumers do to make their slice of home delivery more sustainable?
With the move to more sustainable agriculture practices becoming increasingly urgent, a new blended finance fund is helping small-scale farmers in rural China transition to lucrative and environmentally friendly chilli pepper farming.
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