Food systems

Better production, better nutrition and a better environment are the guiding concepts of the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), which is to take place under the leadership of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)…

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Food systems

Heavy shocks like COVID-19 that disrupt food, health and economic systems are likely to increase over the next decades. Thus, these systems need to become more resilient to cope with further shocks. This year’s Global…

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Food systems

Removing wild meat from food systems could create risks for nature and for human health. Expanding animal agriculture to replace wild meat could increase biodiversity loss, according to experts.

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Food systems

In early 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread across the globe, many countries implemented dramatic contact, travel, and/or trade restrictions, including curfews or even complete lockdowns. In order to assess…

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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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