"The Synthesis Report" integrates key findings from the Global Report and Sub-Global Assessments, providing in-depth analyses of current conditions, challenges, and options for action. In addition, it addresses eight topics of critical importance: bioenergy, biotechnology, climate change, human health, natural resource management, trade and markets, traditional knowledge and community-based innovation, and women in agriculture.
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Author Biography - Beverly D McIntyre
The IAASTD was initiated by the World Bank and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, with support from the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and other sponsors. Its goal is to analyze the potential of agricultural knowledge, science, and technology (AKST) for reducing hunger and poverty, improving rural livelihoods, and working toward environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable development.