ASEAN-CGIAR workshop reviews use of Vietnam’s biodiversity to promote resilience

Media: CGIAR

A workshop to promote the use of agrobiodiversity in transforming Vietnam’s food systems towards more nutritious and healthy diets while reducing the environmental footprint was held in Hanoi on 17 November. Organized under the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and CGIAR Innovate for Food and Nutrition Security Regional Program, in partnership with the CGIAR Initiative on Nature-Positive Solutions, the event brought together around 30 experts from the government, academia and research institutions.

The primary goal was to convene leaders, experts, and practitioners to engage in discussions on key actors, current initiatives, opportunities, and challenges in enhancing the conservation of agrobiodiversity in Vietnam. On the agenda was a diverse range of topics, including presentations on the current state of biodiversity management, barriers to effective conservation, innovative approaches, and potential partnerships for promoting resilience and nutrition.

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