Other content with the tag "Supply chains".

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 4, 2020

Based on the independent assessment of the

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 27, 2020

Given the expansion of Tilapia farming in Ghana, this paper analyses inclusive business models along the fish seed value chain.

August 25, 2020

Food producers in Philippines are being hit hard by COVID-19. Every day, harvests are being wasted because markets are closed.

August 25, 2020

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

August 25, 2020

Lack of accountability and follow up project planning is an issue that can limit many PPEs.

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 24, 2020

This report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) provides an overview of the impact of COVID-19 on th

August 24, 2020

135 million more people are projected to be acutely food insecure at the end of 2020 because of COVID-19.

August 24, 2020

This report provides valuable insights on how to make supply chains agile, light, and better connected.

August 24, 2020

This rapid response report provides pragmatic advice to all partners – civil society, global business, SMEs and governments.

August 24, 2020

In 2019, GAIN commissioned Philanthropy Advisors (PA), a consulting firm specialised in the evaluation of devel

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 9, 2020

This report by Chatham House, and commissioned by Power of Nutrition, looks into "the hidden costs of malnutrition for business, and the extent to 

July 9, 2020

These manuals have been prepared for those interested in producing and supplying complementary foods.

June 30, 2020

This policy brief from the United Nations looks at how COVID-19 has impacted already-strained global food systems and sets out "three mutually rein

May 4, 2020

Nutrition programmes within commodity value chains provide a unique opportunity to improve health outcomes for workers, farmers, their households,

April 2, 2020

This tool, developed by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

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 17, 2020

This report on "Emerging Trends and Analysis of the SDG Impact of Companies in the S&P 500®" looks at how companies are spending and reporting

March 4, 2020

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is a network of experts committed to reducing food safety risks, minimising duplication and costs and buil

January 27, 2020

This study looks at research around the implementation of a nutrition programme in a garment factory in Bangladesh.

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 12, 2019

This case study summarises the findings of research undertaken by GAIN and NewForesight to explore what motivated Touton, a major cocoa trader, to

September 17, 2019

This paper reports on the discussions and outcomes of the "Better Nutrition for a Healthier Workforce" workshop which was convened by the Global Al

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 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 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 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

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

This paper provides a business case for investing in India.

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 how innovation is essential to meeting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

July 2, 2019

This article looks at whether nutrition information on packaging affects online sales.

July 2, 2019

The amount of food people consume away from home is rising in the U.S.

June 27, 2019

This set of briefs from GAIN provides evidence to support the effectiveness of workforce nutrition programmes.

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 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

"Culture overwhelms some of our best programmatic work in nutrition and health, and we fail to appreciate the power of business an

June 13, 2019

Biofortification is "the process of increasing the density of vitamins and minerals in a crop through conventional plant breeding or agronomic prac

June 11, 2019

Fixing food 2018: best practices towards the Sustainable Development Goals investigates best practices in food sustainability across the w

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

Ever wondered what it’s like for the people growing your chocolate? Ever thought that they may be children?

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 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

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

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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

Irresponsible resource management does not make business sense – a truism that Kavita Prakash-Mani and Joao Campari at WWF call out in this blog.

June 6, 2019

Cocoa may not be the most nutritious of agricultural products, but it has huge environmental and economic importance.

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

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 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

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

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

May 24, 2019

This webinar goes hand in hand with a report by Ipsos,

May 24, 2019

Public information on Pepsico's agricultural commodities. For more information on Pepsico’s core business and reporting standards go to our Advanci

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May 24, 2019

Expanding and replicating successful nutrition programmes can be challenging –  innovation hugely depends on the types of partners and the roles of

May 24, 2019

Restricted access article focusing on the value of networks and collaborations for business in bottom of the pyramid markets.

May 17, 2019

Chapter 6 of this report from PATH and MQSUN+ focuses on the role that businesses play in

Good Food is Good Business: Opportunities driving the future of affordable nutrition
April 29, 2019

This report was written with four groups of key stakeholders in mind: national and regional food and beverage companies, multinational food and bev

April 29, 2019

Discussion Paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute giving an overview of market failures limiting smallholder involvement in supp

April 29, 2019

This report by the International Food Policy Research Institute has reviewed factors responsible for the growth of fertiliser use and maize product

April 29, 2019

An academic paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute looking at expectations that drive formal public private partnerships in agri

April 29, 2019

This study of agricultural PPPs in Ghana, Malawi, and Kenya calls for governments, donors, and companies to ensure greater participation from small

April 28, 2019

Food Fortification in a Globalised World is based on 50 years’ experience across public and private sectors.

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 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 27, 2019

In 2012, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution embarked on an innovative approach to addressing America's obesity epidemic and other nutrition-r

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April 25, 2019

Leading experts and co-chairs of the EAT-Lancet Commission, Prof Walter Willett and Prof.

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

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 19, 2019

Unilever is driving change within the palm oil industry with a focus on more efficient land use and forest protection.

April 19, 2019

Mars have produced a position statement on their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.

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

This 21-page briefing by Society Works summarizes information on 152 social entrepreneurs working on food production, manufacturing, distribution,

April 19, 2019

Written evidence submitted by Farm Africa and Self Help Africa on December 2012 to the U.K International Development Committee.

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.

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April 19, 2019

Presentation by Aniko Juhasz, Director, Research Institute of Agricultural Economics linked to the European Commission conference: Harnessing Resea

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 briefing addresses the distinct roles that each partner can play in promoting nutrition under the Comprehensive African Agricultural Developme

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

Covers a checklist for formal public private partnerships spanning: rationale, design, implementation, sustainability, and the roles for brokers at

April 19, 2019

A detailed review by the FAO on public private partnerships in agribusiness.

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 19, 2019

The Access to Nutrition Index has produced a 2018 scorecard for Campbell Soup company.

April 18, 2019

This article by Path celebrates the diverse strengths of public and private partners.

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

In this peer-review paper, the authors provide options for eradicating micronutrient deficiencies.

April 10, 2019

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

April 4, 2019

SNV is a team of advisers that work with business, governments, and implementing agencies.

April 4, 2019

This briefing by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) gives an overview of The Save Food Initiative, launched in 2011.

April 4, 2019

This presentation is the outcome of a high level policy dialogue in 2015 by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

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

Recommendations from the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems are targeted at policy makers in low- and middle-income countries

April 4, 2019

This punchy Guardian article from 2015 still has relevance today.

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 report looks at supply chain waste based on Feedback's research on export supply chains in Peru, Senegal, South Africa, the UK and a major Eur

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