COP26 events: Food systems transformation on the agenda

Informed by our 7 Calls to Action and acting on our mission to advance the case for food systems transformation, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food is pleased to be part of the following in-person and virtual sessions at this year’s climate #COP26 negotiations. Please find a Slide Deck here and survey here that will … Continued

Healthy Food Systems | For People, planet, and prosperity

04 June 2021 | 13.00 – 15.00 CEST **Watch the recording of this session on YouTube** Translated audio files of the dialogue in 6 UN languages Speakers in this Independent Dialogue will explore how a new narrative about food systems can be used to stimulate transformative action and deliver better outcomes for human, animal, and … Continued

RACE TO ZERO DIALOGUES EVENT: ACTIONS FOR SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION

Climate & the Future of Food: Priority Actions for Systems Transformation  17 November 2020 ** Watch the recording of this session here ** As part of the UNFCCC Race to Zero November 2020 Dialogues, this webinar aims to connect policymakers and non-Party actors from the climate community with food systems leaders and innovators. With a … 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

ACTION ON BIODIVERSITY LOSS STARTS WITH SEEDS

“We must recognize the remarkable intelligence and power of the seed — it perpetuates the species, preserves its diversity, ensures its resilience in the face of adversity. This is the basis of biological diversity — biological resilience is in the diversity of the genes.” Abdou Tenkouano, The West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and … Continued

Climate Week, NYC 2019: Climate Crisis and the Future of Food

Food and agricultural production are significant contributors to, and heavily impacted by, climate change, but also offer opportunities for positive, transformative action. Despite a growing body of literature on climate change and agriculture, relatively little analysis has been done on climate change and food systems. This narrow focus on agriculture and climate prevents consideration of a … Continued

Climate Change & Food Systems

Discussions with leading food and agriculture experts who work on climate change informed the development of this report. It explores the complex relationships between climate change and food systems and national/global efforts to mitigate the climate crisis and create food systems that can be resilient and adapt in a changing environment.