Spore on agricultural biodiversity

CTA’s newly redesigned Spore has a special section on agrobiodiversity, highlighting work going on in Kenya and the Pacific, among other things, that we have mentioned here in the past. One is, however, disappointed to see the dreaded 75% figure flourished yet again. We also talked here about how many species feed the world.

One Reply to “Spore on agricultural biodiversity”

  1. Here, the 75% figure applies to “all known food crops”, so it is even worse.

    It also says that 12 crops and 14 animal species now provide most of the word’s food. Has it been much different in the past?

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