Global Alliance News

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

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

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Newsletter – December 2017

What is your theory of change? According to the pioneering work of Jerald Hage, “successful evolution and transformation requires diversity integrated into a strongly connected and coordinated systemic network.” This is Hage’s conclusion of how change happens based on 50 years of work on innovation in social movements, and the private, public, nonprofit, and academic sectors.Read More

True Cost Accounting: Bringing practitioners together for networking, learning, and collective action

The Global Alliance is piloting a Community of Practice of practitioners working on true cost accounting at local, regional, national, and international levels.Read More

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Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Making the case for food systems that promote health

“The Global Alliance recognized the need to not only better understand and bolster the evidence for the health impacts and externalities of food systems,” says Executive Director, Ruth Richardson, “but also engage diverse stakeholders in a dialogue about putting health at the centre of food systems.”Read More

Climate Change and Food Systems: Assessing Impacts and Opportunities

Commissioned by the Global Alliance and led by the Meridian Institute, the “Climate Change & Food Systems: Assessing Impacts and Opportunities” report argues that approaching climate mitigation and adaptation in the context of food systems broadens the range of opportunities to achieve mitigation and adaptation goals, and facilitates the consideration of systems-level effects and interactions.Read More

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PFE Week: Evaluating Collaborative Principles Supporting Shared Commitment

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In the fall of 2017, the American Evaluation Association featured a blog about the Global Alliance’s principles-based approach to collaboration, written by the Global Alliance’s Blue Marble Evaluator, Pablo Vidueira.Read More

Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food invites you to join a webinar Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus, where report lead author, Cecilia Rocha, IPES-Food, and leading food-health nexus thinkers will discuss the report and share key insights and potential levers for change: 12 December 2017Read More

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IPES-Food, Global Alliance for the Future of Food Launch Report on Health Impacts of Food Systems at Committee on Food Security 44

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) and Global Alliance for the Future of Food will launch a new report, Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Addressing Practices, Political Economy, and Power Relations to Build Healthier Food Systems at a side event at the 44th meeting of the Committee on Food Security on 9 October 2017.Read More

September 2017

Summary Report for the Global Alliance’s 2nd International Dialogue: The Future of Food in a Climate Changing WorldRead More