Global Alliance For The Future Of Food

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CALL FOR IDEAS

The Global Alliance is pleased to announce a Call for Ideas – 2050: Visions for Global Food Systems Transformation. We invite our vast and diverse networks across borders and disciplines to help craft innovative, inspiring, bold, transformative visions for a healthy, equitable, renewable, resilient, and culturally diverse future of food shaped by people, communities, and their institutions.

Deadline for letters of intent: Friday 08 June 2018Read More

Donor Events at FAO’s 2nd International Agroecology Symposium

On 3-5 April 2018, the FAO will host its 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology in Rome. To support an effective and efficient transition towards agroecology, the AgroEcology Fund, McKnight Foundation, and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food are convening donors at two complementary events, where we will explore opportunities to coordinate efforts, to identify shared principles, and to collaborate.Read More

Zero Budget Natural Farming in Andhra Pradesh, India

In February 2018, Ruth Richardson, Executive Director of the Global Alliance, was invited by Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI) to travel to Andhra Pradesh, India, with a mission to see first-hand the ambitious Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming initiative (ZBNF) supported by APPI and the Andhra Pradesh government.Read More

Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus Webinar

On 12 December 2017 the Global Alliance for the Future of Food hosted a webinar presenting the findings of the recent Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus report. The webinar recording is now available, along with a Q&A Summary with responses from report lead Cécilia Rocha and webinar discussants Roberto Ciati, Simon Poole, and Olivia Yambi.Read More

Videos

climate changing world video

The Future of Food in a Climate Changing World

10 July 2017

In early May 2017 the Global Alliance for the Future of Food brought over 250 experts and leaders from the local to the global to gain deeper insights into the connections between climate change and food systems, to craft visions of the food systems we need today and tomorrow, and to chart potential pathways to get there.Watch Now

Finding the True Cost of Food

Finding the True Cost of Food

8 January 2018

Supported by a range of subsidies and other government policies, cheap food has been linked to environmental, health and social problems. In January 2018, The Agenda welcomed Global Alliance Executive Director, Ruth Richardson, and TEEBAgriFood Study Lead, Alexander Muller, to discuss how true cost accounting frameworks like TEEBAgriFood can transform the food system towards more sustainable practices.Read More

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

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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