Other content with the tag "Food systems".

October 27, 2020

This document sets out the results of an assessment by ATNI of 39 of the world’s major food manufacturers, which have been includ

October 9, 2020

In this evidence-based report, the authors articulate why food systems are no longer working to support people and planet.

October 9, 2020

This is the fifth annual SDG 12.3 progress report to track and report on global progress towards achieving SDG 12.3 - to halve global food waste at

October 9, 2020

In this Nature article, the authors call for policy actions that will support better diets for people, planet and prosperity - and will he

October 8, 2020

In a call for action endorsed by Food Fortification Initiative, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Helen Keller International, Iodine Global N

September 23, 2020

This article from SUN Business Network (SBN) provides a snapshot of how nutritious food SMEs have been impacted by COVID-19, and what challenges, o

September 18, 2020

This comment piece highlights important areas progress against goals set out in the Malabo Declaration, which provides the direction for Africa’s a

September 18, 2020

This Africa Agriculture Report 2020 from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) sets out challenges and opportunities for improving f

September 18, 2020

This report from FAO highlights progress - or lack thereof - against six Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators that relate to food and ag

September 18, 2020

This paper from Chatham House does not deal explicitly with nutrition, but its findings have important implications for food systems across Latin A

September 11, 2020

This short flyer from the Government of Australia's Prevention Partnership Centre provides lessons learned from a programme aimed at engaging small

September 4, 2020

Based on the independent assessment of the

September 2, 2020

Diets for a better future: Rebooting and reimagining healthy and sustainable food systems in the G20 compares the nation

September 2, 2020

Like many other reports, this publication confirms that our food systems are failing us.

September 2, 2020

A world with more plastics than fish in the oceans could be a reality by 2050 if we do not partner towards a circular economy.

August 31, 2020

In this article, the USDA ERS explores the reasons behind unharvested food:

August 31, 2020

This tool helps you discover policies at U.S. federal and state levels determining food loss.

August 31, 2020

Empirical data on farm level food loss is often difficult to come by.

August 28, 2020

Article by John Hopkins Centre for a Liveable Future calls for a giant leap to tackle food waste in cities.

August 27, 2020

This short article by the World Economic Forum is a must read for public and private actors working in the food system.

August 27, 2020

This report by Deloitte looks at solutions for post-harvest loss in Sub Sahara Africa, given that in this region of the world alone app

August 25, 2020

Three rounds of panel data from smallholders in Kenya showed a 40% increase in household income.

August 25, 2020

Vietnam’s Zero Hunger National Action Plan was launched in 2018.

August 25, 2020

This video from Unilever shows the rationale for creating a segregated supply of certified palm oil.

August 25, 2020

This short video (less than three minutes!) explains how supply chains can use technology to become dynamic and self-correcting.

August 24, 2020

In South Asia and Africa south of the Sahara domestic food chains account for almost all of the food market.  In these countries, rough

August 4, 2020

This policy brief from Ceres2030 finds that 'if governments provide USD 10 billion for social protection programmes in Africa and South Asia, with

July 21, 2020

The Vegetables for All (VfA) project in northeastern Tanzania is a multi-sectoral initiative, implemented by private sector, NGOs, and knowledge in

July 17, 2020

The theme of the 2020 report from the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is Nutrition in a digital world. The articles, research a

March 24, 2020

In this paper, the authors examine "how different aspects of trade can constrain or enable governments’ ability to implement food system-level acti

March 4, 2020

The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) was established to drive wider and deeper participation from the private sector in the global efforts towards

March 4, 2020

The 2018 Global Nutrition Report shares insights into the current state of global nutrition, highlighting the unacceptably high burden of malnutrit

March 4, 2020

The Global Access to Nutrition Index focusses on the role that food and beverage manufacturers play in making healthy food affordable and accessibl

March 3, 2020

This report outlines opportunities for creating shared value for each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with supporting examples.

March 3, 2020

The Food and Agriculture Business (FAB) Principles are the outcome of a broad and inclusive multi-stakeholder process comprising over 20 consultati

March 3, 2020

This is Chapter 8 from the 2015 Global Nutrition Report - Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development.

January 21, 2020

In 2018, GAIN and HarvestPlus created a partnership with the shared ambition to expand coverage of biofortified nutrient dense foods to at least 20

January 9, 2020

This discussion paper from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) looks at new models for investing in nutritious foods, particularly in

December 6, 2019

In this research paper, the authors build on nutrition sensitive value chain frameworks and then present an implementation case study that seeks to

October 29, 2019

The Framework on Urban Governance for Nutrition and the guide for implementation provide guidance o

October 28, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) released new guiding pr

October 24, 2019
"We as communities, parents, governments, food corporations, marketers and global citizens have a collective responsibility to put childre
September 25, 2019

This report highlights progress made towards achieving SDG Target 12.3: “By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer

September 23, 2019

This new global report from the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) proposes a reform agenda for food systems centred around ten critical transition

September 5, 2019

This modelling study published in the BMJ finds that a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks has the potential to reduce overall energy purchased

September 4, 2019

This report from the World Resources Institute (WRI) was produced in partnership with the World Bank, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Developme

September 3, 2019

This study looks at how foods targeted towards children have changed between 2009 and 2017 in Canada.

September 2, 2019

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

August 15, 2019

This issue of Sight and Life magazine brings together diverse perspectives on the potential applications for technological innovation across the fo

August 8, 2019

This podcast explores US agricultural policy through a Cold War lens, discussing the ‘Farms Race’ between the US and the Soviet Union.

July 30, 2019

New study from researchers at IFPRI looks at the relative caloric prices (RCPs) for different food categories across 176 countries and how they rel

July 29, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed an SDG progress report to examine key data and trends for indicator

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 23, 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) is an annual report jointly published by the several bodies of the United Nations: Foo

July 15, 2019

In this report, the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) identifies seven systems transformations that are key to addressing the SDGs, and where busin

July 11, 2019

The 44th edition of the UNSCN Nutrition - Food environments: Where people meet the food system - looks at how food environments influence

July 2, 2019

This paper by IDH – Sustainable Trade Initiative gives extensive evidence on how to deliver models that provide service delivery to smallholder far

July 2, 2019

EAT and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), together with Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (FReSH) convened a

July 2, 2019

Restricted access article looking at what it takes to scale piloted development projects and solutions.

June 26, 2019

In 2018, FReSH hosted Science to Solutions Dialogues (SSD) between

June 26, 2019

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

June 18, 2019

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program sparks private sector production and marketing of nutritious

June 18, 2019

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program sparks private sector production and marketing of nutritious

June 18, 2019

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program sparks private sector production and marketing of nutritious

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 11, 2019

Developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, the Food Sustainability Index ranks 67 countries base

June 7, 2019

The International Agri-Food Network brings together thousands of international companies and national associations under the umbrella of fourteen i

June 7, 2019

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

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

This short blog in Agrilinks gives a set of practical recommendations for knowledge management from CARE’s West Africa office.

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June 7, 2019

This brief from the US Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) brings together learnings from two studies they conducted with support from the Roc

June 7, 2019

This is inspired action at its finest!

June 7, 2019

Partnerships for Forests provides financial and technical assistant to help partners do business differently when it comes to land use and preventi

June 6, 2019

Seventy-five percent of the global food supply comes from 12 plant and five animal species – this report by WWF, Washington University, and food gi

June 6, 2019

The growing power of supermarkets comes at a cost.

June 6, 2019

Two page briefing by IBM looking at the causes of supply chain inefficiencies.

June 6, 2019

This collection of news stories highlights some of the biggest challenges facing our food systems, and how policy and innovation can come together

May 29, 2019

FReSH’s True Cost of Food Discussion Paper identifies the methodological and data gaps that need to be filled to make true cost accounting (TCA) mo

May 28, 2019

Peer review article in Hidden Hunger: Malnutrition and the First 1,000 Days of Life: Causes, Consequences and Solutions.

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 24, 2019

Partnership between Ipsos – a social market and research company, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

April 28, 2019

This article has a useful summary of challenges along the food value chain that prevent compliance with national standards.

April 28, 2019

Briefing by the OECD looking at the rise of African food companies entering global markets, with a case study on Dangote Sugar Refinery in Nigeria.

April 28, 2019

Lindiwe’s personal story leads into an in-depth analysis of supply chain bottlenecks for subsistence farmers.

April 25, 2019

FAO and the Government of Switzerland launched a competition to fund winning innovations which contribute to the global effort to reach Zero Hunger

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April 25, 2019

In this video, watch the forum discussion with Harvard professor and lead author of the EAT Lancet commission on healthy diets, restauranteur, and

April 25, 2019

Working paper by the World Resources Institute focuses on three changes to consumption patterns that can ensure a sustainable food system.

April 25, 2019

Between now and 2050, changes in global population and income levels will have huge implications for the global food system.

April 24, 2019

This landmark paper does not only make recommendations, it shows what can be done with the global resources we have and are likely to have in the f

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 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

Honest and provocative report by the Civil Society Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

April 21, 2019

This report offers great insight into the important role of city-level action in driving food system change.

April 21, 2019

Two-page briefing by the FAO on a tool to help agriculture become more sustainable and empower smallholders.

April 21, 2019

Technical report from the Sustainable Development Solutions Network on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

April 19, 2019

Report from a workshop on collaborative learning at the Institute of Development Studies in 2017, Brighton, U.K.

April 19, 2019

This report by the European Union addresses challenges of implementing country cooperation frameworks that fall under the auspices of the New Allia

April 19, 2019

This report summarizes the findings of a workshop for representatives of the Tanzanian government, development partners, civil society, and private

April 19, 2019

Blog, originally published on Food Security Portal, discussing how global and regional seed companies are working to support smallholder farmers to

April 19, 2019

This 2015 report by the Asian Development Bank does not directly look at global food supply chains but has valuable and wide-reaching lessons.

April 19, 2019

Presentation by the BoP Innovation Centre – an independent foundation created to deliver a one-stop shop for business, investors, and advisors with

April 19, 2019

Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director at GAIN and winner of the World Food Prize 2018 calls for a revolution in the way we create demand for nutritio

April 7, 2019

What happens if you put tech-savvy entrepreneurs on a mission to stop food loss and waste with artificial intelligence?

April 4, 2019

This report analyses fourteen projects in low and middle income countries working on reducing food loss and waste in food systems.

April 4, 2019

For a compilation of statistics and infographics on global food loss and waste look no further!

April 4, 2019

This article by a non-profit called Concordia makes the simple argument that food insecurity and loss can only be addressed by increased collaborat

April 4, 2019

This document summarises the important features of the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard, including the rationale, steps that s

April 4, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization has produced a short video to show that food loss and food waste is not just a developing country issue.

April 4, 2019

This roadmap has a helpful chart to show progress against achieving SDG 12.3.