Farming for Biodiversity

Proven Solutions Meet Global Policy

November 14, 2018

Chart on Threats to Biodiversity - RareThe Convention on Biological Diversity’s Executive Secretary Cristiana Pașca-Palmer describes the loss of biodiversity as a “silent killer”. For many of us, the loss may not feel immediately palpable in everyday life. By the time we feel what’s happening and recognize the changing face of the Earth, it may be too late.

As part of a global initiative, Solution Search: Farming for Biodiversity set out in 2017 to identify, reward and spotlight the people and approaches that have successfully driven the adoption of biodiversity-friendly agriculture. Initially aiming for 100 submissions, the contest’s 26 partner organizations unearthed 338 proven solutions.

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