Two years have passed since COVID-19 first emerged, and efforts are underway to prevent the next pandemic from occurring again. While we are still learning the lessons of COVID-19, experts affirm this won’t be the last time a new or relatively rare infectious disease emerges. Indeed, the current monkeypox outbreak underscores this point. So, how are we going to prevent the next … [Read more...] about Can nature conservation prevent the next pandemic?
By Juan Pablo Bonilla, Manager of the IDB's Climate Change and Sustainable Development Sector and Ana María Loboguerrero, Head of Global Policy Research at CCAFS. Preventing the expansion of agricultural land into high-carbon landscapes is one of the actions to reduce emissions in food systems. We are in a time of crisis and great uncertainty. COVID-19, besides being … [Read more...] about What is in the soil, stays in the soil: Conserving carbon in our soils to transform food systems