The grants will go toward promoting Indigenous and regenerative agriculture.
Advocates worry that initiatives from COP27 are doing more to support industrial agriculture, which will only worsen the climate crisis.
Coming out of COP27, food systems advocates are celebrating their wins, evaluating the shortcomings of the Conference, and preparing for what’s next.
Alternative proteins can be produced at scale and have the potential to reduce demand for conventional meat. But are they the answer to preserving biodiversity?
With their plan, the FAO hopes to help limit the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 °C.
“Consumption needs to be part of agricultural conversations,” says Eirini Pitsilidi of Compassion in World Farming.
The world needs $400 billion per year to support natural climate solutions. Currently, there is just $0.7 billion available.