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?
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.
The pursuit of social and economic development is a vital priority for governments as they seek to reduce poverty and enhance the quality of life for their citizens. How do we manage situations in the development of the beef, palm oil and soy sectors where these objectives may come into tension with the needs of environmental conservation?
Agriculture in the 21st century is fundamental, it’s foundational to our very existence, and ironically it has also become one of the greatest threats to a sustainable future.
In GEF’s view, business as usual conservation doesn’t work anymore. We need to depart from that thinking