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Agricultural intensification not a 'blueprint' for sustainable development

New research suggests that the combined social and ecological results of increased agricultural intensification in low and middle-income countries are not as positive as expected.  Sustainable intensification of agriculture is seen by many in science and policy as a flagship strategy for helping to meet global social and ecological commitments—such as ending hunger and protecting biodiversity—as laid out in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris climate agreement.  Read more...



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