Read the report This report focuses on the 20 investors and 20 banks that are funding the methane-generating activities of 15 of the leading meat and dairy companies worldwide. Collectively these financial institutions fund a methane footprint that could exceed 503 Mt CO2e1 – nearly as big as the CO2 emissions of Saudi Arabia2. TheContinue reading “HOT MONEY 40 financial institutions are funding a climate-changing agri-methane footprint”
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CBD COP15 Kunming-Montreal Global biodiversity framework: Draft decision submitted by the President
Conference of the parties to the convention on biological diversity, fifteenth meeting – part II. This document outlines a set of actions and targets to conserve and sustainably use the world’s biodiversity, including those related to food and agriculture.
The future of food and agriculture: Drivers and triggers for transformation
The fundamental message of this report is that it is still possible to push agrifood systems along a pattern of sustainability and resilience, if key “triggers” of transformation are properly activated. However, strategic policy options to activate them will have to “outsmart” vested interests, hidden agendas and conflicting objectives, and trade off short-term unsustainable achievements for longer-term sustainability, resilience and inclusivity.
Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative report
This report explores the opportunities, needs and requirements to leverage private sector investment in sustainable rice landscapes. By improving the flow of capital into rice production, the private sector can help lower interest rates for new equipment, extend access to early warning systems, reduce food loss and improve access to climate-resilient seeds. This report was launched during the GFFN press conference and is a really concrete example of innovative and collaborative approaches to finance sustainable food systems.
Investing in sustainable food systems: A methodology and lessons learned from Africa
This briefing note presents a five-step methodology to stimulate sustainable investments in agri-food systems and outlines six lessons learned from its application – Africa focus
Tracking progress on food and agriculture-related SDG indicators 2022
FAO’s new report, “Tracking progress on food and agriculture-related SDG indicators”, offers analysis and trends on indicators across eight SDGs (1, 2, 5, 6, 10, 12, 14 and 15), highlighting areas of progress and areas where further effort is needed. This edition also includes a snapshot on conflict, COVID-19 and food insecurity, as well as a special chapter on measuring productive and sustainable agriculture, with progress toward SDG Target 2.4 analysed for the first time.