Foundations for the evaluation of agriculture and food systems

Foundations for the evaluation of agriculture and food systems

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (‘TEEBAgriFood’) is a study that will provide guidance and illustrations for comprehensive evaluations (i.e. including of the most significant externalities) of ‘eco-agri-food systems’*, whilst...

TEEB proposes an evaluation of agriculture and food chains

Pierre Johnson participated to TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) writers workshop on AgriFood, that took place in UNEP’s offices in Paris on May 2016, and to the preparation of a chapter of the Scientific and Economic Foundations Report, which...
Tea Jury at Emeishan 2017 Tea and Culture Fair (Sichuan, China)

Tea Jury at Emeishan 2017 Tea and Culture Fair (Sichuan, China)

A thrilling experience   In June 2017, I was invited by the Tea Committee of the China Association for the Promotion of International Cooperation to be part of the tea jury  of the Emeishan International Tea Contest for Asia-Pacific. This jury was to select the...
The importance of biodiversity explained in 3 minutes

The importance of biodiversity explained in 3 minutes

Biodiversity is the fabric of life, the variety and diversity of species and ecosystems, and the relations beween them. The Vancouver Film School students produced an excellent film to explain visually in 2 minutes 40 secondes  Biodiversity, and its links to human...