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Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation event - Agrobiodiversity and improvement of human nutrition

Learn more about this event on the National Research Council of Italy website


Presentations from 'A (bio)diverse world. Agrobiodiversity in a changing world' event

Share and download Camila Oliveira's presentation Biodiversity for food and nutrition: a case study from Brazil. Camila Oliveira is an environmental analyst at the Ministry of the Environment in Brazil and national manager of the 'Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition' Initiative (BFN*). In her presentation for Italian Development Cooperation's Expo 2015 event she brought attention to Brazil's precious agricultural biodiversity and how it can be used for food and nutrition security. 

Share and download Danny Hunter's presentation Biodiversity in the shopping basket: policies to sustain a biodiverse dietDanny Hunter is the Coordinator of the global 'Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition' Initiative. In his presentation for Italian Development Cooperation's Expo 2015 event he highlighted the fact that governments and policymakers must create an enabling environment for stewardship of agricultural biodiversity as it increases crop resilience and peoples' livelihoods and in turn reduces food waste.



*The GEF 'Mainstreaming biodiversity for nutrition and health' initiative is led by Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey and coordinated by Bioversity International, with implementation support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and additional support from the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health.