Farming First, a multi-stakeholder coalition whose goals is to further sustainable agriculture development worldwide, has launched a six-part online infographic called “The Story of Agriculture and the Green Economy.” The series tells the story of agriculture’s potential for building a global green economy that can contribute to GDP growth, while also reducing carbon emissions.
Questions 4: Where do we invest to build a green economy?
Since 1980, foreign aid and domestic investment in agriculture have fallen.
Meanwhile the rate of crop yield growth is slowing down.
The example of China shows how investments in research can improve crop yields.
Question 1: How can we feed future generations?
Question 2: How can we reduce poverty around the world?
Question 3: Why does agriculture matter to a green economy?
Question 5: How can we build a more sustainable supply chain?
Question 6: How can we manage environmental sustainability with economic viability?