This Digest is a faithful summary of the leading scientific report
- What challenges does agriculture face today?
- What are the pros and cons of bioenergy?
- Can biotechnology help meet the growing demand for food?
- How is climate change threatening agriculture?
- How is food production affecting health?
- How can agriculture make better use of natural resources?
- Why haven’t small farmers benefited more from global trade?
- Can traditional knowldedge contribute to agriculture?
- What is the role of women in agriculture and development?
- What are the options for action?
produced in 2008 by the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD):
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