Biodiversity & Agriculture in the News

Each day the CBD Secretariat conducts a global Internet search for relevant news stories. The following stories collected over the last seven days relate to agriculture and biodiversity.

2 April 2020

Equal Times, 2020-04-02
In the mid-20th century, the so-called Green Revolution changed humanity’s relationship with agriculture. A series of technological advances in high-yielding varieties of rice and wheat seeds, along with irrigation systems and new fertilisers and pesticides – which marked the official entry of the chemical industry into the field – brought about a dramatic increase in agricultural productivity.