Global crowd-sourcing contest addresses urgent need for change in agricultural practices
December 12, 2016 | Green Economy, IFOAM, Top Stories | Leave your thoughts
The competition “Solution Search” launched at the UN Convetion on Biodiversity aims to find biodiversity-friendly solutions to reduce biodiversity loss, prevent soil degradation and feed a growing population.
In an effort to connect critical links between needs, opportunity and action, international organizations including IFOAM – Organics International are coming together to identify opportunities to increase agricultural production while protecting natural resources with the launch of Solution Search. This global crowd-sourcing competition is designed to spotlight the most promising approaches to conservation and development challenges. This year’s contest aims to focus on biodiversity-friendly resource solutions within the agricultural sector.