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Negotiated under the presidency of China, the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework pledges to halt and reverse global biodiversity loss by protecting 30% of land and of oceans by 2030. While China is committed to biodiversity conservation, it is equally concerned about maintaining high levels of domestic food production. In this event, we will discuss the relationship between food production and biodiversity conservation. While these two challenges are typically believed to involve a trade-off, agriculture, if managed well, can also make an important contribution to biodiversity. Sustainable farming practices and nature-based solutions as well as the protection of old crop varieties and the expansion of agro-forestry systems are some of the areas where we are seeing synergies between food security and biodiversity. Under the auspices of the Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ), this DCZT TALKS webinar will bring together experts from China and Germany to discuss the relationships between biodiversity, land use patterns, and agricultural functions.