Glossary
Biodiversity, Food and Farming for a Healthy Planet








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Growing food

Biodiversity and the environment: sunlight, plants, animals, ecosystem services, climate, rain, air, nutrients, pests, organic fertilizers and microorganisms
resources farmers use: knowledge, money, tools, chemical and organic fertilizers, pesticides and seeds
types of farming: small-scale farming, industrial farming, sustainable farming, organic or ecological farming and mixed farming systems
types of farms: vineyard, rice patties, wheat field, pasture, plantation and orchard.