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Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13)

2-17 December 2016, Cancun, Mexico

On the occasion of ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Well-Being’– Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13), December 4-17, Mexico,

Bioversity International's Call for Action


Mainstreaming agricultural and tree biodiversity in sustainable food and production systems is critical if we are to achieve the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020
and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets: 
 
“By 2050, biodiversity is valued, conserved, restored and widely used, maintaining ecosystem services, sustaining a healthy planet and delivering benefits essential for all people”

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All events subject to change: please check final programme during event and on the CBD COP13 website

CBD Side Event #1718

Business and Biodiversity Forum

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For more information about joining one of our events, all media enquiries or for any other query about our participation at COP13, please contact:
Samantha Collins

COP13 Blog Series

Find out why mainstreaming agricultural and tree biodiversity in sustainable food and production systems is critical to achieve the Convention on Biological Diversity's Strategic Plan for Biodiversity in this special blog series.
Read the blogs

Mainstreaming agrobiodiversity in sustainable food systems

This booklet presents a summary of the key messages and content from the forthcoming publication: Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity in Sustainable Food Systems: Scientific Foundations for an Agrobiodiversity Index (2017).

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