Greening the Economy with Agriculture: Concept Note
by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
As the single largest sector using 60 percent of world?s ecosystems and providing livelihoods for 40 percent of today?s global population, the food and agriculture sector is critical to greening the economy. There will be no green economy without agriculture. FAO is examining how the green economy translates into the food and agriculture sector. Different scenarios, prospective challenges and policy options are outlined in this Greening the Economy with Agriculture (GEA) Concept Note.