Food systems

Policymakers can improve the chances of achieving climate goals and limiting global warming to 1.5°C by making more specific commitments to transforming national food systems, this report says.

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Food systems

What is required to make food systems provide sufficient, healthy food while not harming the planet? How should food security be maintained given the threat posed by climate change? Our authors look at some aspects of…

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Food systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has struck the world with a vengeance. The current pandemic isn’t only a pressing issue for public health systems. The measures taken by authorities to contain the uncontrolled spread of the virus…

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Food systems

The Food Systems Dashboard aims to enable stakeholders to compare their food systems with those of other countries, and will provide guidance on potential priority actions to improve food systems' impacts on diets and…

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Food systems

An international group of almost 50 scientists have identified 75 emerging innovations and has drawn up eight action points with the aim of accelerating the transition to a sustainable and healthy food system.

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Food systems

This book underscores the importance of diverse, local foods. The authors show examples of how different varieties can be used to improve food, health, livelihoods and ecosystem services.

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Food systems

Inclusive food systems could help people to withstand shocks, providing opportunities to improve food and nutrition security, generate income, and drive inclusive economic growth, states this report.

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Food systems

Food systems rely on intact ecosystems, clear regulations and legal frameworks from farm to fork. Linking producers with consumersfor healthy diets is the backbone of a sustainable and viable market system from local to…

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Food systems

Voluntary sustainability standards and certification systems alone cannot reach all the world’s poor. Effective standards require critical enabling conditions, such as access to resources and finance. Organisations and…

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Food systems

With globalisation and transformations of our agrifood systems, contract farming (CF) agreements between producers and buyers have gained prominence. But what is CF, and why is there growing interest in it? What is…

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