The Global Action Plan for Agricultural Diversification (GAPAD) is an initiative to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda (SDA 2030) in order to transform agriculture for good and counter the challenges facing agriculture today.
Agriculture has to produce more food to feed a growing population, more raw materials for energy and more feed for livestock while adapting to a hotter world.
We need to transform agriculture for good.
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Agricultural diversification will expand the current food systems through increasing species diversity and more resilient agricultural ecosystems that include new crops for food and non-food uses. This will eventually contribute to achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1 – No Poverty with wider economic opportunities and options.
GAPAD will address the following 6 SDGs: