Category: Biodiversity

Biodiversity Safeguarding Across Agriculture

Biodiversity across agriculture

In December 2016 the UN Biodiversity Conference took place in Cancun, Mexico. Representatives from 167 countries reached agreement on steps needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, and to integrate a commitment to biodiversity into the tourism, forestry, fisheries and agriculture sectors. The Conference Declaration states that “Biodiversity offers solutions to the pressing development and societal challenges that the world community is currently facing”, and makes 18 commitments aimed towards incorporating a recognition of the essential part that…