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HLPF 2021 Online High-level Side Event - Leveraging Science, Technology, and Innovation to Build More Resilient Food Systems: the Case of the Juncao Technology

Tue 13 Jul 2021, 8.00 am
DSDG DESA, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University of China (FAFU)

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Background

The HLPF 2021 Online High-level Side Event - Leveraging Science, Technology, and Innovation to Build More Resilient Food Systems: the Case of the Juncao Technology aims to enhance knowledge and strengthen national capacities of developing countries to improve their policies and programmes supporting sustainable agriculture and environment through the transfer of Juncao technology to eradicate poverty, and promote productive activities, income generation, and entrepreneurship especially among the poor, smallholder farmers, women, youth and to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The event will also highlight the benefits of South-South and Triangular Cooperation as a means of enhancing access to science, technology, and innovation, knowledge sharing as well as capacity building and to effectively contribute to the achievement of the SDGs, also strengthen dialogue among stakeholders, promote the sharing of ideas and suggest initiatives and partnerships while strengthening its role in facilitating knowledge transfer and offering space for networking.

Member States, representatives from UNDESA and other UN entities and international organizations, as well as the public, civil society organizations, the private sector, academia, agriculture, food and nutrition experts, and entrepreneurs are invited to participate in the online HLPF side event.

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