Draft report on sustainable agriculture and food systems available for public comment

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The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations, is looking for feedback on their draft report ‘Solutions for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems’ from organizations, academics, researchers, civil society, the private sector, government officials and the general public.

The SDSN’s Thematic Group on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems released a draft of their report for public consultation on 25 Jul 2013. The report describes why agriculture is central to development, where agriculture belongs in the post-2015 development agenda, and solutions and implementation pathways to feed a growing world population while reversing ecological degradation.

Use a form available on their website to provide comments or feedback to info@unsdsn.org by 15 Aug 2013.

Iain Wright

Iain Wright, a director at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) who leads an Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity Program and serves as the director general’s representative in Ethiopia, is one of 15 members of SDSN’s…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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