The role of biodiversity in the food industry is vital, and new technologies present opportunities for growth. Healthy soils, which are necessary for productive agriculture, host a quarter of the planet's biodiversity. Preserving this natural wealth is crucial to the industry’s success.
Our speakers will discuss sustainable practices in promoting biodiversity, and how innovative technologies and data can aid in these efforts.
Join us as we examine the strategies and advancements that help harness the power of biodiversity for a more sustainable and resilient food system.
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Securing Global Food Systems: Genebanks and Resilient Crops
In 2022, Pakistan suffered a 15% loss in its rice crop due to severe floods, highlighting potential threats to global food systems. This presentation will explore the transformative role of genebanks in providing flood and drought-resistant crops, envisioning a more resilient future for countries facing similar challenges.
The Role of Our Diets in Benefiting People and the Planet
This presentation dives into the scientific aspects of diet shifts and highlights tangible initiatives that can be implemented in this realm.
Fireside chat: Data Tech's Agricultural Revolution: Navigating Unstructured Biodiversity Data
Join us to explore the agricultural data revolution and its real-world impact on farmers in this session about biodiversity insights and decision-making through technology.
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Finding Balance: Adopting Multiple Approaches to Achieve Food Sustainability
To secure our food future and biodiversity, we require diverse agricultural methods adaptable to various climates. Explore how technologies (such as AI, vertical farming, and precision agriculture) can address climate challenges for sustainable food security and affordability.