Investing USD 15.2 billion more in innovation will bring food, climate and water goals into reach
Colombo, August 13, 2021
If the Global South is going to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), help stabilize global warming at well below 2°C, and protect its water resources, agriculture must innovate. Investing USD 15.2 billion more in innovation every year will bring a number of critical goals into reach and have life-changing benefits, according to a report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture Intensification (CoSAI) and the Transforming Agricultural Innovation for People, Nature and Climate campaign.
The path-setting investment gap study was carried out by a team of researchers led by Dr. Mark Rosegrant at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Their estimate is based on an advanced model of…
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