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Publication | 27 May 2021

What kind of agriculture to reduce our impact on biodiversity and on our health?

Global Food and Nutrition Security

The year in which the Avaclim project was launched is also the year of an unprecedented pandemic and a major upheaval of habits, and even consciousness, on a planetary scale. In many parts of the world, the health crisis is causing considerable damage not only to human health, but also to the social fabric. The economic consequences are already dramatic. Global consumption and production practices, particularly with regard to food and fibre from agriculture, have faced renewed scrutiny. Attention has been refocused on the impacts on the ecosystems that support agriculture. In this context, the Avaclim project is being implemented at just the right time.