Africa: Keynote Address By Achim Steiner UN Under-Secretary-General and Unep Executive Director At the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture – GFFA

[UNEP]Agriculture is the single most important sector in providing the basic necessities for human existence and livelihoods today. In addition to producing bioenergy and foodstuffs, it accounts for roughly 40 per cent of the world’s labour force, or about 1.3 billion people.