The International Day for Biological Diversity:Biodiversity and Agriculture 22 May 2008

Fact Sheets

These fact sheets have been prepared to provide an overview of important issues related to biodiversity and agriculture and the work of the Convention on Biological Diversity on agrobiodiversity.

Fact Sheets prepared by FAO

Agriculture for Biodiversity, updated May 2008, provides summary of FAOs work on agricultural biodiversity; the importance of biodiversity to agro-ecosystems, services and people; and the relationships between biodiversity and plant, animal, fisheries and forestry production.