WBCSD | Food and Land Use

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WBCSD | Food and Land Use

Food and land use productivity will determine whether the world can feed a population projected to grow to over nine billion by 2050, while sustaining natural environments. Food production can be increased, rural income development improved, gender balance raised, forests protected and land use emissions cut by raising crop and livestock productivity, using new technologies and comprehensive approaches to soil and water management.

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‘Major’ Food Alliance Commits to Halving Members’ Food Waste
A global initiative committing major international food producers to tough new targets on food waste has been unveiled at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s Climate Week in New York. A voluntary resolution from the Global Agri-Business Alliance (GAA) calls on private sector members to halve their own food and agricultural losses by 2030, and work with suppliers and customers to...
Oct 6, 2017 8:50 AM ET
Private Sector Food Producers Line up Behind First Ever Global Initiative to Cut Food Losses
A global initiative committing major international food producers to tough new targets to reduce food loss was announced during the United Nations General Assembly’s Climate Week in New York1. This voluntary resolution calls on private sector members of the Global Agri-Business Alliance2 (GAA) to halve their food and agricultural losses by 2030, and work with...
Oct 2, 2017 8:40 AM ET
It Is Time to Fix Our Broken Food Systems
Our food systems are broken. Global food systems face mounting challenges that are testing our ability to feed the world sustainably and adequately support economic and social development within planetary boundaries. Increasing demand, climate change, water stress, soil degradation and shifting diets are just some of the threats facing global food security. Our current way of feeding...
Sep 15, 2017 9:05 AM ET
Becoming Water-Smart: Newly Released Report Delves into Scalable Water and Agriculture Solutions in India
MUMBAI, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) newest report, Co-optimizing solutions in water and agriculture: Lessons from India on water security, identifies key enablers for scaling up solutions to water-scarcity in India. The information is designed to be useful for companies...
Aug 9, 2017 6:50 AM ET
35 Leading Businesses Bring FReSH Momentum to Address Food Systems Challenges
GENEVA & STOCKHOLM, June 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at the EAT Stockholm Food Forum , the ‘Food Reform for Sustainability and Health’ (FReSH) program announced that it is welcoming 10 new members, for a total of 35 leading global companies: AXA, Bureau...
Jun 14, 2017 9:20 AM ET