Statement: Food Systems Transformation Makes Progress at UN Summit

Food Systems Transformation Makes Progress at UN Summit; Advocates Win Commitment to the True Value of Food   Thursday, September 23 – As the U.N. Food Systems Summit closed on Thursday, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food issued the following statement on behalf of Executive Director Ruth Richardson, who addressed delegates on behalf of the … Continued

COVID RESPONSE CATALYZES LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION

MEDIA NOTICE COVID RESPONSE CATALYZES LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION  New report spotlights the people transforming food systems in dynamic and creative ways  Wednesday, 26 May — Today the Global Alliance for the Future of Food publishes Beacons of Hope: Stories of Food Systems Transformation During COVID-19. Drawn from different countries around the world, each initiative … Continued

GLOBAL ALLIANCE JOINS UN FOOD SYSTEMS SUMMIT CHAMPIONS NETWORK

The United Nations has announced today the composition of the Champions Network for the 2021 Food Systems Summit. Ruth Richardson, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, has been invited to join the network, which consists of individuals and organizations from across food systems. Drawn from all regions of the world, the objective of … Continued

NEW GUIDANCE ON GOVERNMENT ACTION FOR HEALTHY FOOD SYSTEMS LAUNCHED

PRESS RELEASE  NEW GUIDANCE ON GOVERNMENT ACTION FOR HEALTHY FOOD SYSTEMS LAUNCHED  Urgent case for reforming industrialized food systems can be made on the grounds of protecting health, and leaders know it National governments called to radically change approach to policy and practice, building resilience and improving food security outcomes post-COVID-19 Case studies from around … Continued

NEW GUIDANCE ON MEASURING FOOD SYSTEMS LAUNCHED AHEAD OF UN BIODIVERSITY SUMMIT

Policymakers flying blind in action on biodiversity loss without full picture of food system impacts Simplistic yield-per-hectare productivity measures undermine long-term sustainability efforts Multi-capital “true cost” accounting framework provides a roadmap to action UN Biodiversity Summit an opportunity for transformative action on food systems Case studies from around the world show new assessment tools are … Continued

FRAMEWORK LAUNCHED TO PUT SEEDS AT THE HEART OF ACTION ON BIODIVERSITY LOSS

PRESS RELEASE FRAMEWORK LAUNCHED TO PUT SEEDS AT THE HEART OF ACTION ON BIODIVERSITY LOSS New framework launched to promote resilient seed systems and galvanize action on agricultural biodiversity during the climate emergency Benefits of resilient seed systems go beyond economic measure, supporting diverse cultural and culinary traditions, health and well-being, food sovereignty, agroecological landscapes, sustainable local economies, and more — say authors Strategic … Continued

21 INSPIRING EXAMPLES OF A SUSTAINABLE FOOD FUTURE

PRESS RELEASE 21 INSPIRING EXAMPLES OF A SUSTAINABLE FOOD FUTURE A new research report – “Beacons of Hope: Accelerating Transformations to Sustainable Food Systems” – launched today by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development showcases 21 initiatives from across the world that are working in diverse ways to achieve … Continued