HOST: Resilient Landscapes
Agriculture accounts for 70% of the projected loss of terrestrial biodiversity. We use 40% of Earth’s land surface to produce food, making it the single largest cause of deforestation, habitat and biodiversity loss. Yet with the world’s population rising, we will need to double food production by 2050. Given the arable land available, current “business as usual” models are insufficient. Using a never-before-seen case study, this session shows how cutting-edge science can empower agribusiness supply chains to conserve forests and biodiversity. The panel features government, academia, private sector and civil society voices working together across a landscape.