Sumary of FAO head urges G20 to invest in a healthy planet for healthy food:
- In his appeal to G20 environment ministers, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Qu Dongyu, highlighted the challenge of having to produce more food while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
- co/z6qLIVmmWz— FAO Director-General QU Dongyu (@FAODG) July 22, 2021 Better water The FAO chief spoke of the need to address water scarcity, which affects more than a billion people, by increasing efficiency and sustainable management.
- Mr. Qu argued that water-related challenges could be addressed through digital innovation, better oversight and investment.
- Water competition category directly addresses FAO’s mission to defeat hunger worldwide and to achieve high-quality food security for all”, said FAO Deputy Director-General, Beth Bechdol.