IAASTD

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IAASTDInternational Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (conference)
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We used the reference scenario for 2050 from the IAASTD to estimate the percentage of synthetic fertilisers applied to different land (cropland, legumes, grasslands, wetland rice) in provinces of China (Bouwman et al.
(7.) IAASTD, the Report, supra note 3, at 117; John Ikerd, The Inevitable Economic, Ecological, and Social Consequences of CAFOs 12 (Mar.
Segun la International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD, 2009), "actualmente existen 5,8 millones de ha organicas certificadas y casi todos los paises de la region (America Latina) tienen un sector organico ", lo que plantea el interrogante de si este modelo representa la mejor opcion respecto al modelo tradicional o convencional.
Sustainable\ green agriculture is the solution suggested by International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD).
Agrichemical/biotech proponents want us to believe the World Health Organization signed off on GMOs, but the truth is WHO and six other world organizations co-sponsored the IAASTD Global Report, which did not find GMOs to be safe.
Beispielsweise hat der Weltagrarrat (International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development, IAASTD) bereits vor einigen Jahren eine grundlegende Neuausrichtung der Agrarforschung gefordert.
The TER proposal is not dissimilar to that made in ISIS' special report Food Futures Now: *Organic *Sustainable *Fossil Fuel Free published in 2008, and in the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD), which resulted from a three-year consultative process involving 900 participants and 110 countries around the world.
In 2008 the massive and thoroughly documented IAASTD report, comissioned by the United Nations and the World Bank, made it very clear in its conclusions that the current model of modern agriculture exacerbates global warming and world hunger.
Investment in the agricultural sector has focused largely on exportable crops to generate foreign exchange, forcing countries to rely on continued low international food prices to meet national food demand which failed to fulfill the desired results (IAASTD, 2008).
(2) International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science & Technology for Development (IAASTD), Summary for Decision Makers of the Global Report, approved by 58 governments in Johannesburg, April 2008, Key Finding 7; see A.
More than 70% of people suffering from hunger live in rural areas (IAASTD, 2008).