Sustainable commodities become possible when governments take the lead in developing the enabling conditions for sustainable agriculture, improved livelihoods and protecting valuable ecosystems.
This year’s TFA 2020 General Assembly was aptly entitled ‘A Sprint to 2020’ in reference to the Alliance’s looming deadline.
When we, the global community, are confronted with mounting and seemingly overwhelming challenges, it’s often difficult to know what to tackle first.
Today we discussed and saw how other countries, developing countries, are able to grow their economies and establish good systems that can bring two interests together.
Achieving systemic, sectorial transformation in beef, palm oil and soy will require integrated action on multiple levels. What can help to deliver this sectorial transformation and what may get in the way?
A new effort is aiming to minimize the environmental impacts of soy, beef and palm oil — by bringing together some of the world’s most significant players in sustainability.
On 6 September 2017, some of the world’s largest conservation, development and finance organizations, as well as government representatives from major producer countries, gathered at the United Nations in New York today to launch the Good Growth Partnership.
Opening the launch, UNDP’s Administrator Achim Steiner emphasized how genuine partnership is the only way to seize the tremendous opportunities a green agriculture economy offers
Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Opening Keynote at the Official Launch for the Good Growth Partnership
I think this is a testament to the fact that despite whatever challenges we are facing a transformation is unfolding.
Every now and then, a consortium of actors becomes a touchstone in a community. Our hope is that this Partnership could indeed be the touchstone that so many are looking for.