At the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 pre-summit affiliated session “Strengthening food systems through agroecology”, France emphasized that agroecology is an important lever for resilience and development.
The agroecological transition must be accompanied, in Northern and Southern countries alike, through technical systems, public policies and the development of synergies between all actors in a systemic and territorial approach, combining farmers’ knowledge and scientific evidence through a combination of research and training.
Philippe Lacoste, Sustainable Development Director, French Ministry for Europe and Foreign affairs
But how are local governments supporting food systems transformation based on agroecological principles?
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The UN Food Systems Summit has initiated an impressive process over the past 12 months
Frank, Eyhorn, CEO of Biovision and organic agriculture expert with more than 20 years of experience in international cooperation
Biovision Foundation participates in the preparations for the UN Food Systems Summit.
After the pre-summit, Stefanie Pondini and Frank Eyhorn take stock