In his appeal to G20 environment ministers, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Qu Dongyu, highlighted the challenge of having to produce more food while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
“Today, humanity faces a triple planetary crisis of biodiversity loss, climate crisis and the impact of the pandemic”, he said. “To have healthy food, we need a healthy environment”.
My msg at #G20 Environment mtg today: To sustainably feed a growing population, we must reduce emissions, revere nature & restore ecosystems. Joint action, investment, innovation & political will are key to tackle challenges of biodiversity