UN urges ‘repurposing’ of global agricultural subsidies 15.09.2021

Deutsche Welle | Sep 15, 2021 at 2:00 AM
  • Three UN agencies on Tuesday called on governments around the world to reappraise and reorganize their support for their farming sectors.
  • Qu Dongyu, director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), called the report a “wake-up call” for governments.
  • Titled “A Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity” and published ahead of a UN food systems summit next week, the study was also commissioned by the UN Environment Program (UNEP) and the UN Development Program (UNDP).