Global Alliance For The Future Of Food

New & Noteworthy

Draft Report: Climate Change & Food Systems: Assessing Impacts and Opportunities

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Sequestering Carbon in Soil: Addressing The Climate Threat

In Spring 2017, the Global Alliance supported the Sequestering Carbon In Soil: Addressing The Climate Threat conference where soil carbon experts, farmers, NGO leaders, government officials, private sector leaders, philanthropists, and advocates from thirty-four countries met to explore how to advance soil carbon sequestration through agriculture and ecosystem restoration.Read More

The True Cost of American Food Conference

This summary report highlights the landmark conference held by Sustainable Food Trust in April 2017,  ‘The True Cost of American Food,’ supported in-part by the Global Alliance. Over two days, more than 100 US and international speakers presented evidence to quantify and monetize the hidden costs of food production and explore how we might implement a logical, economic system based on the latest evidence.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

Videos

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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

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