Three things to know about nature-based solutions for agriculture

Read the full story from the Nature Conservancy.

Farming is one of many sectors defined by technological advancement in the twentieth century, and navigating dramatic environmental changes in the twenty-first—among them, increased uncertainty in weather patterns, water insecurity, and soil degradation. This puts farmers on the front lines: how can producers serve a growing population of consumers with twentieth-century appetites, even as the very foundation of a productive food system—healthy lands and clean water—are disappearing at alarming rates?

The answer? Let nature define the solutions for twenty-first century farming.

In three new reports, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) share the potential of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in agricultureto deliver nutrition for people worldwide while restoring nature and the climate—contributing to multiple imperatives of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Here are three things to know about the science, policy and finance that can help producers around the globe lead the transition to a regenerative, or nature-positive, food system.

The three reports are:

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: