Blogs

The Global Alliance blog library includes GA published blogs and external blog contributions and articles highlighting reflections and key findings of the work we do together and with others.

Global Alliance blog library:

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Fix Food Metrics

30 November 2016

For sustainable, equitable nutrition we must count the true global costs and benefits of food production, urge Pavan Sukhdev, Peter May and Alexander Müller.Read More

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UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

BY RUTH RICHARDSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR THE FUTURE OF FOOD, 21 AUGUST 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to eradicate hunger and all forms of malnutrition worldwide. This is one reason why, together with the FAO, the WHO has 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 government can work with partners to improve nutrition outcomes.Read More

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Protecting and Promoting Local Seed Systems

BY ALEX KOLLO, 20 JUNE 2016

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food has commissioned experts from across sectors and around the world to weigh in on a future that protects and improves local seed systems, with the final report due to be released in the fall of 2016.Read More

Ten Questions with Ruth Richardson, ED of Global Alliance for the Future of Food

By Ruth Richardson, 10 April 2016

Food Tank asked Global Alliance Executive Director Ruth Richardson about the future of food in the lead up to her panel participation at its April 2016 Summit in Washington, D.C.Read More

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Global Sustainable Food and Agriculture: A Philanthropic Landscape Assessment

By Meena Nallainathan, 13 July 2015

This Global Alliance blog in Alliance Magazine highlights key findings from its Philanthropic Landscape Assessment, including how foundations are playing an important role in influencing shifts towards more sustainable food and agriculture systems. It tells us who is funding what and where, and the critical issues and priorities are moving forward.Read More