"Devising long-lasting solutions will require deep, “structural transformations” in the agriculture sector. In developing countries, the agricultural sector must adapt new technologies and business models to increase job opportunities, overcome resource constraints, enable greater market participation, and reduce ine-qualities, particularly for women. Agriculture in developed countries must address unhealthy diets, food waste, biofuel production, and how their policies impact low- and middle-income countries. These countries must take the lead in implementing higher standards for productivity, resource efficiency, food safety, and environmental impacts." 

-- UN Thematic Group on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, 2015


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