Act now to feed 10 billion, global experts tell WLE Commission at EAT Forum
Can the world produce 10 billion healthy diets while transitioning agriculture from a source of degradation to one of restoration? That’s the question a group of eminent scientists, academics, non-profit leaders and others grappled with as they advised CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) and EAT on their upcoming global Commission on sustainable agriculture.
Over 30 hand-picked experts gathered in Stockholm at the EAT Food Forum for WLE/EAT’s “Wake up and smell the coffee: Solutions for feeding 10B” event. WLE and EAT laid out the case for a commission that will speed up the process of agricultural transition.
WLE is readying the launch of a Commission on Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture. The Commission will be tasked with bringing together the best knowledge and evidence to deliver a roadmap for changing agricultural systems, particularly in the developing world. Solutions need to ensure they nourish people and stimulate jobs and growth – but all…