G8 Hokkaido Leader Statement on Global Food Security

Sectors : Climate change - general, Food security, Transport, Agricultural investment and production, Environmental degradation and natural resource management
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
2008
You are viewing a filtered list of commitments, click here to view all commitments in this text

Commitments in: Agriculture - Food security

“7. we will:...

...(i) ensure the compatibility of policies for the sustainable production and use of biofuels with food security and accelerate development and commercialization of sustainable second-generation biofuels from non-food plant materials and inedible biomass; in this regard, we will work together with other relevant stakeholders to develop science-based benchmarks and indicators for biofuel production and use;”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Agriculture - Agricultural investment and production

“7. we will:...

...(h) support country-led development strategies in adapting to the impact of climate change, combating desertification, and promoting conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, while intensifying our efforts to address climate change;"

Scope: 
International