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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

Organizations relating to Crops

Caribbean Food Crops Society / Mayagüez, Puerto Rico / Est. 1963
Postharvest Processing Network / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 1999
Rikolto / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 1980
Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in South-West Asia / Rome, Italy / Est. 1964
Crops For the Future / Semenyih, Malaysia / Est. 2008
World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fishworkers / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 1997
People and Plants International / Bristol VT, USA / Est. 1992
CropLife Asia / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1991
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics / Hyderabad, India / Est. 1972
CropLife Africa Middle East / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1980
Biological Control Center for Africa / Cotonou, Benin
Serge / Jenkintown PA, USA / Est. 1983
Latin American Association of Development of Crop and Livestock Insurance / Santa Fé, Argentina / Est. 1986
European Energy Crops Inter-Network / Enschede, Netherlands
FAO/CIHEAM International Network for the Research and Development of Pasture and Forage Crops / Corbais, Belgium / Est. 1978
Southern African New Crop Research Association / Bloemfontein, South Africa / Est. 2000
International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2002
International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications / Ithaca NY, USA / Est. 1991
Australasian Postharvest Conference
Association for Better Land Husbandry / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1993
International Symposium on Crop Protection / Ghent, Belgium
CropLife Latin America / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1977
International Society of Root Research / Jülich, Germany / Est. 1982
International Cover Crop Clearinghouse / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1990
Agreement on the Implementation of a European Telecommunications Project on the Topic: Aerials with Reduced First Side-lobes and Maximum G/T Yield / Est. 1971

View all profiles (38 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Crops

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Harmful carbon dioxide impact on agriculture
Cultivation of illegal drugs
Overexploitation of underground water resources
Declining breeds of cultivated plants
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Crop vulnerability
Monopolization of agricultural genetic resources
Unsafe genetically modified food
Pesticide damage to crops
Destructive wildlife
Crop pests and diseases
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Underuse of high productivity methods of agricultural management
Inadequate farm crop diversity
Spoilage of agricultural products
Deterioration of staple food production
Unsustainable harvesting rates
Overdependence on few crop species
Decline in food production
Degradation of agricultural land by cash crops
Adverse effects of high-yield grain in traditional agricultural settings
Cannabis crops
Inadequate food storage facilities

Action Strategies relating to Crops

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Increasing efficiency of agricultural water use
Planning integrated food plant nutrient programmes
Harvesting domestic fuel sources
Using agroecology
Commercializing agricultural products
Conserving vulnerable vegetable germplasm
Growing cash crops
Marketing local agriculture produce
Developing environmental risk assessment for genetically modified crops
Developing transgenic crops
Developing new crop expertise
Exploring hybrid seed varieties
Producing non-food crops
Growing narcotic crops
Increasing crop diversity
Increasing food crop productivity
Fertilizing soils
Applying crop rotation methods
Developing pesticide and herbicide tolerant crops
Predicting crop failures
Enabling continuous multiple harvests
Planning new cash crops
Developing food crop production
Improving environmentally sound methods for forest harvesting
Improving current mariculture harvest

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