Food systems

While the world is still far from eliminating hunger, a large number of countries have developed strategies to transform their food systems. Commenting on the Food Systems Summit held a few weeks ago, our author stresses…

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Food systems

The Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Mechanism (CSM) for relations with the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has expressed “deep concerns about the implications of the UNFSS for the work and mandate of the…

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Food systems

Did the United Nations Food Summit fulfil expectations? At least the initial dominant narrative on ‘business as usual’ thinking underwent a change, and the potential of agroecological principles for food system…

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Food systems

A statement by the members of the Agriculture and Nutrition Group (AGLE) of the Environment and Development Forum (FUE).

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Food systems

Nearly 300 commitments for a better future through food systems that work for people, planet and prosperity were made at the first UN Food Systems Summit.

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Food systems

Two major summits addressing food and nutrition are being held in 2021. Our authors argue that this offers a golden opportunity to boost action towards improving nutrition and enhancing food systems, especially in the…

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Food systems

Food systems and the need for their transformation were already being debated before preparations were underway for the UN Summit addressing this issue. But do we all mean the same thing when we talk about food systems?…

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Food systems

Our current food systems not only fail to end malnourishment, but also exhibit substantial ecological impacts. Thus they are an obstacle to achieving numerous Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our authors have a look…

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Food systems

Achieving a world without hunger is only one of the challenges which the world food system faces. In this interview, Joachim von Braun comments on the role of institutions, policy-makers, science and other factors in…

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Food systems

Large corporations are playing an increasingly important role in food systems throughout the world, also with regard to assets such as land and water. In this interview, Shalmali Guttal calls for a greater focus on the…

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