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Leonardo Academy is working to advance sustainable agriculture. The whole world is facing unprecedented challenges that will affect agriculture for today and for future generations. There are challenges in many areas including:Leonardo Academy’s sustainable agriculture program is working to create a system of sustainable  agriculture that provides ample supplies of food and other agricultural products, takes care of people and the environment and fosters financial prosperity.

  • Soil (soil loss, degradation, loss of arable land)
  • Water (supply, efficiency, quality)
  • Energy (use, supply, efficiency, emissions)
  • Growing demand for food and agricultural products
  • Climate change

Sustainable agriculture is needed to help solve these issues.

The Work in Progress
To advance sustainable agriculture Leonardo Academy is leading a multi-stakeholder process that is developing a standard for Sustainable Agriculture using the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard development process. This work is developing guidance for sustainable agriculture that addresses all three components of sustainability: economic, environmental, and social.

Learn More
Learn more about our work on sustainable agriculture.
Get Involved
There are many ways you can participate.

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Leonardo Academy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, seeks your tax-deductible contributions to fund the development of a Sustainable Agriculture Standard and to support active participation by as many stakeholders as possible.

 

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