Sustainable Energy, Water, and Food Systems
What can the G20 do to promote a sustainable bioeconomy and stable food systems?
The required move from a fossil fuel-based economy to a bioeconomy, characterized by a sustainable use of renewable resources, entails a number of trade-offs that need to be addressed. Policy-makers need to understand the trade-offs in order to make the right decisions. This panel discusses the important trade-off between agricultural production for food and bio fuels, and biodiversity protection. It reflects on the international externalities of national biodiversity strategies and the role of the G20.
German Minister of Food and Agriculture
Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Food and Agriculture Organization
Voices of the 2020 Young Global Changers
Ninety young people from around the world were selected to participate in the 2020 Global Solutions Summit as Young Global Changers. These young changemakers from academica, business and civil society contribute and debate in their various working groups on the Summit topics. Watch the video with statements and questions by the YGC Working Group on Sustainable Bioeconomy and Stable Food Systems!
The Young Global Changers regularly contribute to the Young Global Changers blog. Browse through the YGC blog and read more articles on environment and related topics, written by the Young Global Changers’ community.
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Policy Recommendations, Policy Briefs and Articles
Policy Briefs contain recommendations and visions and cover policy ares that are of interest to G20 policymakers. The majority of the Policy Briefs has been developed by a corresponding T20 Task Force.
By Valeria Piñeiro (IFPRI), Pablo Elverdin (GPS), Martin Piñeiro (CARI), Estefania Puricelli (FAO), Marcelo Regúnaga (CARI), Federico Villarreal (IICA)
Covid-19 & OPEC+ collapse: preliminary assessment of implications for energy markets, policies and geopolitical balances
By Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega (IFRI -Institute Francais des Relations Internationales)