Food

Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. Food is usually of plant, animal or fungal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism's cells to provide energy, maintain life, or stimulate growth. Different species of animals have different feeding behaviours that satisfy the needs of their unique metabolisms, often evolved to fill a specific ecological niche within specific geographical contexts. Omnivorous humans are highly adaptable and have adapted to obtain food in many different ecosystems. Historically, humans secured …

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ADB: Asian Development Bank · 21 December 2024 English

Sectors Group Responsible ADB Division Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office (SG-AFNR)


Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 June 2024 English

Summary of the activities carried out by the EFA Group during the 2019-2024 mandate.

handicaps in several policy sectors (transport, food, energy, water management, waste management, tourism LYDIE MASSARD Food As a canteen worker, Lydie Massard’s job has been to feed people. Food is a vital good enough food of good quality. This can only be achieved by relocating and diversifying food production than 50%. Food is not a good like any other. Europe and its regions must work towards food self-sufficiency diversity, which unites us. CLIMATE Food Sustainability Food is not only about what we is in our plate


WRI: World Resources Institute · 3 June 2024 English

This paper describes the methods for updating the Spatial Database of Planted Trees (SDPT) in three areas: boundaries, to spatially differentiate planted forests and tree crops from natural and seminatural …

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UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 27 May 2024 English

Documents Please join us for the Multi-stakeholder consultation workshop for improved multilateral and international cooperation on air pollution: "Unlocking and Future-Proofing Air Quality Management in Asia" Date: 27-29 May 2024 …

hazards, air pollution threatens the region’s economy, food and water security, and climate systems. This hampers


UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 11 May 2024 English

When: 11 May and 12 October 2024 Theme: The importance of insects for migratory birds Official website: https://www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/

protect crops harm insects that birds rely on for food. A scarcity of energy- and protein-rich insects connecting areas of natural vegetation which provide food and shelter for birds and other species, in agricultural


World Bank Group · 6 May 2024 English

supply shocks added new price pressures. Higher food prices particularly affect the poor as the share share of total household expenditure spent on food is, on average, three times higher among the poor than


UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 2 May 2024 English

Background Blue ecosystems, the water continuum, from oceans to seas and rivers, have been a source of food, leisure, exploration, and a natural carbon sink all throughout human existence - also critical to

oceans to seas and rivers, have been a source of food, leisure, exploration, and a natural carbon sink


UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 29 April 2024 English

chemical building block for a range of commercial and household products, including fertilisers used for food production. The shipping sector plays a vital role in international trade, but it also accounts for

household products, including fertilisers used for food production. The shipping sector plays a vital role


EC: European Commission · 22 April 2024 English

While focusing on a comprehensive overview of conditions in Europe, the European State of the Climate (ESOTC) also looks at conditions for the Arctic and provides an overview of the …

for life. It is important for sectors such as food production and transport, and can be a precursor microscopic plant-like marine organisms at the base of the food chain are a carbon sink and an important indicator indirect effects include changes in air quality, and food and water security. 19 EUROPEAN STATE OF THE CLIMATE Impacts on health care facilities Malnutrition and food-borne diseases Waterborne diseases and other water-related


WHO: World Health Organization · 19 April 2024

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