Food Security: What has Science to Offer?

Introduction The objectives of this study, set by ICSU’s Committee on Sciences for Food Security at an initial meeting of the Committee held in November 1995, were: Why Sciences? Opportunities and ConstraintsWhat are the critical issues and gaps—are there regional perspectives to be considered?What is the relative strength of the ICSU family?– based on individual […]

Introduction

The objectives of this study, set by ICSU’s Committee on Sciences for Food Security at an initial meeting of the Committee held in November 1995, were:

Why Sciences? Opportunities and Constraints
What are the critical issues and gaps—are there regional perspectives to be considered?
What is the relative strength of the ICSU family?
– based on individual capacities
– based on joint actions such as networking, outreach-communications, projects
Which organizations/institutions within ICSU could contribute what?
What are possible modalities of cooperation with other organizations outside ICSU?


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