Global Alliance For The Future Of Food

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Food Systems: The Nexus of our Planet’s Most Critical Issues

Climate change, food security, and the health of humans and the environment are some of the most pressing concerns of our day. There is a growing recognition that to tackle these issues we must open up dialogue across “special interests” and work together.Read More

Announcement: 7th International Forum on Food and Nutrition hosted by Barilla – Milan, Italy, 1 December 2016

We are proud to be a participating partner of the 7th International Barilla Forum on Food and Nutrition which will be held on 1 December 2016 at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.Read More

Announcement: Global Alliance Chair Honoured with Distinguished Alumni Award by Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Global Alliance for the Future of Food Chair and Senior Fellow at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Guillermo Castilleja, has been honoured with the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES).Read More

The Future of Food and Agriculture: Quantifying the Social and Environmental Benefits and Costs of Different Production Systems

To address the need for a true cost accounting of food systems, Dr. Harpinder Sandhu, of Flinders University, South Australia, has developed a new assessment tool, which identifies, quantifies and monetises these costs.Read More


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IUCN Congress 2016

September 2016

The Global Alliance was invited to host a high-level meeting at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 on how efforts towards sustainable food and agriculture link with conservation. Executive Director, Ruth Richardson reported back to the full congress at a keynote address at the opening session, and moderated a panel with leaders on this topic.Watch Now

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UN Political Forum on Sustainable Development

September 2016

WHO, together with the FAO, launched the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition in July 2016. The Global Alliance was asked to speak at a High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development to explore how governments can work with partners to improve nutrition outcomes.Read More

Ruth Richardson

EAT: Stockholm Food Forum

20 June 2016

Ruth Richardson, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, talks about creating a new narrative for sustainable food systems, at the EAT Food Forum in Stockholm.Watch Now

Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner

20 June 2016

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food is a new alliance of foundations committed to leveraging our resources to help shift food and agriculture systems towards greater sustainability, security, and equity.Watch Now

Prince Charles

2015 International Dialogue

20 June 2016

A message from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales for the Global Alliance International Dialogue in Milan, 18-19 May 2015.Watch Now