Other content with the tag "Finance and investing".

October 30, 2019

The Global Nutrition Report (GNR) commitment tracking tool provides the latest data on commitments to end malnutrition made by governments, civil s

September 2, 2019

Comment piece in the Lancet provides good insight on how trade policy impacts healthy and sustainable food systems.

July 26, 2019

New study in the Lancet calculates historical and future availability of fruit and vegetables compared to the amount recommended by the World Healt

July 22, 2019

This paper covers the factors relating to public and private sector commitment to food fortification and crop b

July 8, 2019

Plating Up Progress has released a new investor briefing, Plating Up Progress Part 1, which looks at the sustainability risks and opportunities for

July 2, 2019

Restricted access article looking at how innovation is essential to meeting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

June 26, 2019

City University of London has produced two briefs as part of the "Rethinking Food Policy: A Fresh Approach to Policy and Practice" series.  

June 17, 2019

In this thought piece from the Agrobiodiversity Index report 2019: Risk and resilience, the authors give examples of policies, financing mechanisms

June 7, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Guatemala.

June 7, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Tanzania.

June 7, 2019

Sight and Life, DSM, and John Hopkin’s Bloomberg School of Public Health have come together to publish lessons from a four decade partnership.

June 6, 2019

This blog, by Alex Rees, asks some difficult questions – namely, do agricultural investments in Africa come anywhere close to the recommendations l

May 29, 2019

This report sheds light on twelve specific innovations which can reduce the price of nutritious food, address food safety i

May 28, 2019

Restricted access paper looking at the role for public private partnerships in making agriculture value chains work for smallholder farmers, based

May 27, 2019

The Safe Food Imperative argues that much of the health and economic burden of unsafe food can be avoided through preventive measures, investments,

May 24, 2019

The Committee on World Food Security is a collaboration of international agencies, civil society, and the private sector focusing on policy issues

April 29, 2019

Four partnership principles by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), which govern investment in nutrition and other development p

April 29, 2019

Podcast by Bond looking at the varied roles of private sector finance and private sector led development in reaching the sustainable development go

April 29, 2019

Comment piece by Lawrence Haddad looking at incentives for business to address the global nutrition challenge.

April 28, 2019

For anyone interested in the cost-benefit of food fortification as a public health intervention.

April 28, 2019

Address by Nigeria’s Scaling Up Nutrition Focal point at Nigeria’s Future Fortified event in 2016.

April 28, 2019

This is a great podcast from The Doctor's Farmacy that touches on a lot of important aspects of public private engagement for nutrition. Host Dr.

April 24, 2019

Chapter 7 of the FAO’s 2013 State of Food and Agriculture: Food Systems for Better Nutrition, provides a helpful overview of the challenges and opp

April 23, 2019

Looking outside of the nutrition sector towards the climate change agenda brings a fresh perspective to the issue of incentivising responsible priv

April 23, 2019

Restricted access article in the Food Policy Journal looking at shared responsibility for food safety governance.

April 23, 2019

Article by Parag Khanna at the Financial Times discussing the rise of 'Metanationals', or stateless companies.

April 23, 2019

Michael Devereux, Director at Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, shares his views on tax avoidance and explains the international tax

April 23, 2019

In the U.K.’s Budget 2016 a soft drink industry levy was announced to reduce consumption of sugary soft drinks.

April 22, 2019

Briefing by ActionAid revealing that one in every two dollars of large corporate investment in developing countries is being routed from or a via a

April 22, 2019

Recent Guardian article by world-renowned economist and Nobel laureate, Joseph Stiglitz explores the truth about tax evasion.

April 22, 2019

Briefing by Jeffrey Sachs et al on how to maximize public private partnerships and combine public finance regulation with private market participat

April 22, 2019

The Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative looks at what is needed to boost investment in value chains, especially from small a

April 22, 2019

This article in the British Medical Journal reviews strategies that governments can use to improve nutrition and health.

April 22, 2019

This paper develops a model for corporate political philanthropy based on findings from the tobacco industry.

April 21, 2019

‘It is through core business that truly transformative impact will happen,’ says John Fallon, Chief Exec, Pearson.

April 21, 2019

Working paper by Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) looking at how corporate social responsibility and supply agree

April 19, 2019

Public-Private Partnership Lab: Food and Water is a four-year action research and joint learning initiative to explore the effectiveness of PPPs.

April 19, 2019

A comprehensive and helpful overview of farmer organizations, including a chapter on lessons for success. This review was commissioned by the U.K.

April 18, 2019

This article looks at the nature of public private engagement amidst cyclical and systemic food insecurity.

April 18, 2019

This short paper by the Food and Business Knowledge Platform focuses on public private partnerships (PPPs) in the agricultural sector in Africa.

April 18, 2019

The context for this publication by Save the Children is Sustainable Development Goal 2: ‘Ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutri

April 18, 2019

Academic paper by John Hoddinot et al looking at the different models of engagements for public-private partnerships.

April 18, 2019

This briefing by the European Centre for Development Policy Management has some interesting implications for cross-sector collaboration.

April 15, 2019

The Micronutrient Forum is a convener of academics, policy makers, and program implementers.

April 15, 2019

This lively blog series by Future Fortified - an online platform to explore micronutrient deficiency, covers a range of topics relating to public p

April 15, 2019

Written by world renowned economists, this paper highlights the cost efficiency of select nutrition interventions and ranks fortification among the

April 15, 2019

The Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Food Initiative is forging new partnerships between business and government.

April 10, 2019

This paper looks at three pillars through which the private sector may directly or indir

April 4, 2019

Innovation has led to the world’s first food loss and waste calculator that instantly estimates the value of food loss and waste in terms of the nu

April 4, 2019

The global food fortification ingredients market was valued at US$ 30.50 Bn in 2016, and is expected to reach US$ 100.84 Bn by 2025.

April 4, 2019

This US-based alliance brings together innovators and entrepreneurs, foundations and investors, cities and governments, corporates and NGOs, and re

March 21, 2019

"An innovation evolution is needed to maximize the future impact of food fortification," says Dipika Matthias, Senior Program Manager at the Gates

March 1, 2017

With economic losses of $940 billion per year, this report argues that the potential for effective partnership can generate a triple win for the ec