USAID and USAID Advancing Nutrition curated this focused set of tools to support USAID Missions and partners in putting a food systems approach int
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This is an incredibly practical resource, written collaboratively to bring real-life experience and lessons from local food systems actors from Asi
In this evidence-based report, the authors articulate why food systems are no longer working to support people and planet.
This comment piece highlights important areas progress against goals set out in the Malabo Declaration, which provides the direction for Africa’s a
Like many other reports, this publication confirms that our food systems are failing us.
Soil health is an often undervalued area of sustainable food systems – but one which demands urgent action.
Given the expansion of Tilapia farming in Ghana, this paper analyses inclusive business models along the fish seed value chain.
This report by Chatham House, and commissioned by Power of Nutrition, looks into "the hidden costs of malnutrition for business, and the extent to
A new survey from McKinsey finds that "executives and investment professionals largely agree that environmental, social, and governance programs cr
This report looks at the top 10 global trends that are shaping how companies are perceived, and priorities for reputation management.
This discussion paper from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) looks at new models for investing in nutritious foods, particularly in
The Global Nutrition Report (GNR) commitment tracking tool provides the latest data on commitments to end malnutrition made by governments, civil s
Comment piece in the Lancet provides good insight on how trade policy impacts healthy and sustainable food systems.
New study in the Lancet calculates historical and future availability of fruit and vegetables compared to the amount recommended by the World Healt
This paper covers the factors relating to public and private sector commitment to food fortification and crop b
Plating Up Progress has released a new investor briefing, Plating Up Progress Part 1, which looks at the sustainability risks and opportunities for
Restricted access article looking at how innovation is essential to meeting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.
City University of London has produced five briefs as part of the "Rethinking Food Policy: A Fresh Approach to Policy and Practice" series.
In this thought piece from the Agrobiodiversity Index report 2019: Risk and resilience, the authors give examples of policies, financing mechanisms
The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Guatemala.
The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Tanzania.
Sight and Life, DSM, and John Hopkin’s Bloomberg School of Public Health have come together to publish lessons from a four decade partnership.
This blog, by Alex Rees, asks some difficult questions – namely, do agricultural investments in Africa come anywhere close to the recommendations l
This report sheds light on twelve specific innovations which can reduce the price of nutritious food, address food safety i
Restricted access paper looking at the role for public private partnerships in making agriculture value chains work for smallholder farmers, based
The Safe Food Imperative argues that much of the health and economic burden of unsafe food can be avoided through preventive measures, investments,
The Committee on World Food Security is a collaboration of international agencies, civil society, and the private sector focusing on policy issues
The South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) is an example of a multi
Four partnership principles by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), which govern investment in nutrition and other development p
Podcast by Bond looking at the varied roles of private sector finance and private sector led development in reaching the sustainable development go
Comment piece by Lawrence Haddad looking at incentives for business to address the global nutrition challenge.
For anyone interested in the cost-benefit of food fortification as a public health intervention.
Address by Nigeria’s Scaling Up Nutrition Focal point at Nigeria’s Future Fortified event in 2016.
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.
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
Looking outside of the nutrition sector towards the climate change agenda brings a fresh perspective to the issue of incentivising responsible priv
Restricted access article in the Food Policy Journal looking at shared responsibility for food safety governance.
Article by Parag Khanna at the Financial Times discussing the rise of 'Metanationals', or stateless companies.
Michael Devereux, Director at Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, shares his views on tax avoidance and explains the international tax
In the U.K.’s Budget 2016 a soft drink industry levy was announced to reduce consumption of sugary soft drinks.
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
Recent Guardian article by world-renowned economist and Nobel laureate, Joseph Stiglitz explores the truth about tax evasion.
Briefing by Jeffrey Sachs et al on how to maximize public private partnerships and combine public finance regulation with private market participat
The Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative looks at what is needed to boost investment in value chains, especially from small a
Policy brief by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition looking at the evidence for gov
This article in the British Medical Journal reviews strategies that governments can use to improve nutrition and health.
This paper develops a model for corporate political philanthropy based on findings from the tobacco industry.
‘It is through core business that truly transformative impact will happen,’ says John Fallon, Chief Exec, Pearson.
Working paper by Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) looking at how corporate social responsibility and supply agree
Public-Private Partnership Lab: Food and Water is a four-year action research and joint learning initiative to explore the effectiveness of PPPs.
A comprehensive and helpful overview of farmer organizations, including a chapter on lessons for success. This review was commissioned by the U.K.
This article looks at the nature of public private engagement amidst cyclical and systemic food insecurity.
This short paper by the Food and Business Knowledge Platform focuses on public private partnerships (PPPs) in the agricultural sector in Africa.
The context for this publication by Save the Children is Sustainable Development Goal 2: ‘Ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutri
Academic paper by John Hoddinot et al looking at the different models of engagements for public-private partnerships.
This briefing by the European Centre for Development Policy Management has some interesting implications for cross-sector collaboration.
The Micronutrient Forum is a convener of academics, policy makers, and program implementers.
This lively blog series by Future Fortified - an online platform to explore micronutrient deficiency, covers a range of topics relating to public p
Written by world renowned economists, this paper highlights the cost efficiency of select nutrition interventions and ranks fortification among the
The Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Food Initiative is forging new partnerships between business and government.
This paper looks at three pillars through which the private sector may directly or indir
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
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.
This US-based alliance brings together innovators and entrepreneurs, foundations and investors, cities and governments, corporates and NGOs, and re
"An innovation evolution is needed to maximize the future impact of food fortification," says Dipika Matthias, Senior Program Manager at the Gates
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