This Friday marks the end of the COP27 climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The summit, which began on 6 November, takes on the challenge of slowing down the planet’s climate deterioration through an ambitious plan to reduce emissions.
Part of this plan will take into account the urgency of addressing the transformation of our food systems. According to the data, the food and agriculture sector contributes approximately one third of global greenhouse gas emissions, from production to consumption.
“We cannot continue with the current model of producing food and then degrading the soil, diminishing biodiversity and affecting the environment. No. The way forward must be sustainable,” said Zitouni Ould-Dada, deputy director of FAO‘s Climate and Environment Division.
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