MEDIA ALERT The Global Alliance for the Future of Food welcomes the launch of The Lancet Series on the Double Burden of Malnutrition today. Created by the World Health Organization and The Lancet, the series brings attention to the global risks of malnutrition in all its forms, examining how it threatens the economic, social, and environmental health of individuals, … Continued
Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Addressing Practices, Political Economy, and Power Relations to Build Healthier Food Systems presents an urgent case for reforming food and farming systems on the grounds of protecting human health.
Press release about the launch of a research report examining the many health impacts caused by food systems.
New report outlines health impacts of food systems and potential levers for change In October 2017, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and IPES-Food launched “Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Addressing Practices, Political Economy, and Power Relations to Build Healthier Food Systems”, a report outlining the health impacts – and ballooning costs – of unsustainable food systems practices. “The … Continued
In early May 2017, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food hosted its 2nd International Dialogue with over 250 food systems leaders from the local to the global, to gain deeper insights into the connections between climate change and food systems, to craft visions of the food systems we need today and tomorrow, and … Continued
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 … Continued
ADVANCING HEALTH AND WELL-BEING IN FOOD SYSTEMS: STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUNDERS This compendium of papers was commissioned by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food to strengthen the fundamental role that food systems play in creating and sustaining health and well-being in all communities and populations. A truly healthy food system will be built … Continued