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Climate actions to change our world

Climate change is strongly affecting agriculture and at the same time, the agricultural sector is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases.

Improving Collection and Use of Data on the Socioeconomic Benefits from Forests and Trees

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Harmonized methodologies are needed to generate consistent and reliable forest-related socioeconomic statistics to enable time-series analysis to enhance the understanding of how forests and trees contribute to sustainable development.

Launch of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains

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This guidance will help enterprises observe standards of responsible business conduct and undertake due diligence along the agricultural supply chains.

International symposium on "The role of agricultural biotechnologies in sustainable food systems and nutrition"

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A 16-member external Advisory Panel of internationally recognized experts and stakeholders has been established to provide advice and guidance to the Task Force. The Panel is co-chaired by Louise Fresco (President of the Executive Board of Wageningen University, the Netherlands) and Shadrack Moephuli (President of the Agricultural Research Council, South Africa).