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Agrobiodiversity and a sustainable food future

The biodiversity of food plants is vital for humanity's capacity to meet sustainability challenges. This goal requires the rigorous integration of plant, environmental, social and health sciences. It is coalescing around four thematic cornerstones that are both interdisciplinary and policy relevant.

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  1. Karl S. Zimmerer is director of the GeoSyntheSES Lab, Geographic Syntheses for Social Ecological Sustainability, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA.

    • Karl S. Zimmerer
  2. Stef de Haan is at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Regional Office for Asia c/o Agricultural Genetics Institute, Km 2, Pham Van Dong Road, Bac Tu Liem District, Hanoi, Vietnam.

    • Stef de Haan

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