Going Green

Monday, February 18, 2008

Agriculture Crucial

Complex issues -- definitely.

“Biodiversity is vital for human survival and livelihoods,”
FAO Deputy Director-General says

James G. Butler calls for “urgent remedial action” against hunger and rural poverty

18 February 2008, Rome – “Biodiversity is vital for human survival and livelihoods; we need to conserve it for future generations. At the same time, the unacceptable scale of hunger and rural poverty in our small planet calls for urgent remedial action,” FAO Deputy Director-General James G. Butler said today. He was addressing the opening session of the thirteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the Convention on Biological Diversity (18-22 February 2008).

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