Global Alliance For The Future Of Food

New & Noteworthy

A Briefing Note on the TEEBAgriFood Initiative

March 2017 Briefing Note was prepared by the Global Alliance to provide members and other key stakeholders an update on where the TEEBAgriFood initiative is at, and what next steps are for 2017/2018.Read More

Sustainable food: the need for diverse dietary systems

Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition sat down with Global Alliance Executive Director Ruth Richardson to ask her what’s needed for a transition to more sustainable, secure and equitable food systems.Read More

A Statement on Sustainable Animal Agriculture Systems

In spring 2016 in Washington, D.C., the Global Alliance for the Future of Food met with experts, advocates and other funders working on sustainable animal agriculture systems to determine a shared narrative and position, and identify opportunities to take collective action.Read More

Global Alliance for the Future of Food commissions Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development to identify “Beacons of Hope” in the transition to sustainable food and agriculture systems

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food is pleased to announce that Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development was the successful respondent to a request for proposals to lead a new study called “Beacons of Hope,” the aim of which is to demonstrate the positive benefits of transitioning towards sustainable food systems.Read More

Videos

Food Tank Summit - Boston

Food Tank Summit - Boston

In April 2017, the Global Alliance was invited to participate on a panel on true cost accounting at Food Tank’s Boston Summit, moderated by The Washington Post’s Tamar Haspel, and with co-panelists Nicole Cirillo, Jessica Fanzo, Oliver Gottfried and Tim Wise.Watch Now

BFCN Forum on Food & Nutrition 2016

BCFN– International Forum on Food & Nutrition 2016

November 2016

In November 2016, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition hosted its 7th International Forum. Global Alliance Executive Director, Ruth Richardson calls for systems level transformation of food systems to support a sustainable future of food.Watch Now

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

un political forum

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