For over 45 years, Earth Day has been celebrated and used as a call to action, using individuals and organisations around the world to address environmental challenges. Agriculture is often blamed as a driver of these problems but it is soon becoming a solution, helping to save the environment in many different ways.
It is a source of food and income for the world’s poor and primary engine for economic growth. It also offers untapped potential for mitigating climate change and protecting biodiversity, and for lifting millions of people out of poverty.
Click here and read about 15 solutions that can guide farmers, scientists, politicians, agribusinesses and aid agencies as they commit to promoting a healthier environment and a more food-secure future.