State of the World 2011 Launched Yesterday in NYC

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State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet launched yesterday at a press event hosted at WNYC’s the Greene Space in New York City. The report spotlights successful agricultural innovations and unearths major successes in preventing food waste, building resilience to climate change, and strengthening farming in cities. In his opening remarks, Worldwatch Institute President Christopher Flavin discussed how agriculture will play a critical role in not only addressing the nearly one billion hungry people worldwide, but also in mitigating climate change, preserving biodiversity, conserving water and repairing degraded land:

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uBdaOfxVjo

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