|Last updated: 19/06/2013|
:: Lesson 1 – A Global Treaty for Food Security in an Era of Climate Change
|Introduction to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture|
This lesson is part of “Educational Module 1 – Introduction to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture”. It exhibits the importance of the International Treaty as a policy vehicle to tackle some of the major global challenges humanity is currently facing: climate change, food security and the loss of crop diversity. It provides up-to-date overviews of trends and scenarios for all three challenges, and shows how the main components of the International Treaty contribute to cope with these.
Author: MINK Patrick ,