COP27 Events: Food systems on the agenda

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 COP27 negotiations.  

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

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 focus on building momentum toward the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 and COP26, panellists and respondents will discuss key issues and explore potential opportunities for collective action.

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