UN Summit: Millennium Development Goals High Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly 65th Session: outcome document, New York, 17 September 2010

Sectors : Agricultural and biotechnology, Environmental degradation and natural resource management
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2010
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Technology - Agricultural and biotechnology

 “70. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1, including through:

...(q) Increasing the growth rate of agricultural productivity in developing countries through promoting the development and dissemination of appropriate, affordable and sustainable agricultural technology, as well as the transfer of such technologies on mutually agreed terms, and supporting agricultural research and innovation, extension services and agricultural education in developing countries;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Environment - Environmental degradation and natural resource management

 “70. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1, including through:

 ...(t) Addressing environmental challenges to sustainable agriculture development such as water quality and availability, deforestation and desertification, land and soil degradation, dust, floods, drought and unpredictable weather patterns and loss of biodiversity, and promoting the development and dissemination of appropriate, affordable and sustainable agricultural technologies and the transfer of such technologies on mutually agreed terms;”

 
Scope: 
International