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INRAE, player in the bioeconomy

The bioeconomy is the part of the economy that is focused on the sustainable production and utilisation of biological resources with a view to • reducing the quantity of fossil fuels used in the production of food, materials, industrial compounds, and energy • limiting loss and waste and promoting ecodesign methods (or transformation processes that use less energy, less water, and fewer molecules) • contributing to regional development while preserving natural resources and enhancing ecosystem services

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INRAE, French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment

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Jean-François Soussana, expert for the IPCC and INRAE Vice President

Jean-François Soussana has worked as lead author for IPCC Assessment Reports since 1998, and recently for the IPCC special report on climate change and land.

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