This comment piece highlights important areas progress against goals set out in the Malabo Declaration, which provides the direction for Africa’s a
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The RTS Food waste in America in 2020 guide presents clear - and alarming - statistics on the amount of food that is wasted in the US each year, wh
Like many other reports, this publication confirms that our food systems are failing us.
Microalgae might be the first thing that comes to mind when considering nutrition but it offers an impressive range of minerals,
Three changes to the way the food business works can significantly reduce food waste and the burgeoning food insecurity:<
This article in the Telegraph gives a candid account of the inequities underlying COVID and how, when in a time of crisis, the people w
Deloitte’s global Future of Food initiative is a cross sector ambition to help companies in four areas:
In 2018, the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement launched a pitch competition to showcase investment opportunities for small and medium enter
In South Asia and Africa south of the Sahara domestic food chains account for almost all of the food market. In these countries, rough
The theme of the 2020 report from the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is Nutrition in a digital world. The articles, research a
This issue of Sight and Life magazine brings together diverse perspectives on the potential applications for technological innovation across the fo
This podcast explores US agricultural policy through a Cold War lens, discussing the ‘Farms Race’ between the US and the Soviet Union.
In March 2018, McKinsey and The Aspen Institute held a two-day event with senior government leaders
The 44th edition of the UNSCN Nutrition - Food environments: Where people meet the food system - looks at how food environments influence
This paper by IDH – Sustainable Trade Initiative gives extensive evidence on how to deliver models that provide service delivery to smallholder far
There are relatively few peer review articles looking at risk assessment for entrepreneurs in the healthy food industry.
This paper provides a business case for investing in India.
EAT and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), together with Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (FReSH) convened a
Restricted access article looking at how innovation is essential to meeting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program sparks private sector production and marketing of nutritious
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
This collection of news stories highlights some of the biggest challenges facing our food systems, and how policy and innovation can come together
This report sheds light on twelve specific innovations which can reduce the price of nutritious food, address food safety i
The Committee on World Food Security is a collaboration of international agencies, civil society, and the private sector focusing on policy issues
Partnership between Ipsos – a social market and research company, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
FoodSwitch is an example of innovation that is empowering consumers to make smarter nutrition decisions.
Expanding and replicating successful nutrition programmes can be challenging – innovation hugely depends on the types of partners and the roles of
This report was written with four groups of key stakeholders in mind: national and regional food and beverage companies, multinational food and bev
An academic paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute looking at expectations that drive formal public private partnerships in agri
This study of agricultural PPPs in Ghana, Malawi, and Kenya calls for governments, donors, and companies to ensure greater participation from small
For businesses looking to drive positive change, this blog sets out four simple and actionable suggestions:
The Multi-Stakeholder Guide by Wageningen University maps sixty tools spanning the six stages of the partnership process: connection, shared langua
FAO and the Government of Switzerland launched a competition to fund winning innovations which contribute to the global effort to reach Zero Hunger
Behavioural economics has been a part of Google’s diet for a while.
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
A helpful review of Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits
Two-page briefing by the FAO on a tool to help agriculture become more sustainable and empower smallholders.
Technical report from the Sustainable Development Solutions Network on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
This 21-page briefing by Society Works summarizes information on 152 social entrepreneurs working on food production, manufacturing, distribution,
Public-Private Partnership Lab: Food and Water is a four-year action research and joint learning initiative to explore the effectiveness of PPPs.
Presentation by Aniko Juhasz, Director, Research Institute of Agricultural Economics linked to the European Commission conference: Harnessing Resea
Blog, originally published on Food Security Portal, discussing how global and regional seed companies are working to support smallholder farmers to
This 2015 report by the Asian Development Bank does not directly look at global food supply chains but has valuable and wide-reaching lessons.
A detailed review by the FAO on public private partnerships in agribusiness.
Academic paper by John Hoddinot et al looking at the different models of engagements for public-private partnerships.
It is far too easy to read expiration dates and food labels and err on the side of caution.
The Consumer Goods Forum seeks to secure consumer trust and drive positive change by bringing together over 400 consumer goods re
This paper looks at three pillars through which the private sector may directly or indir
Being able to track and measure the impact of business on food and diets is key to ensuring that businesses make positive contributions
What happens if you put tech-savvy entrepreneurs on a mission to stop food loss and waste with artificial intelligence?
This blog by Brian Lipinski at the World Resources Institutes draws attention to a new international day: 28 April - Stop Food Waste Day.
SNV is a team of advisers that work with business, governments, and implementing agencies.
This article by a non-profit called Concordia makes the simple argument that food insecurity and loss can only be addressed by increased collaborat
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
This punchy Guardian article from 2015 still has relevance today.
This US-based alliance brings together innovators and entrepreneurs, foundations and investors, cities and governments, corporates and NGOs, and re
An excellent example of public private engagement, FAO and
The Food Waste Atlas tracks the world’s food loss and waste across the entire food system.
This is the third annual progress report on behalf of Champions 12.3, a coalition of executives from governments, businesses, international organiz
"An innovation evolution is needed to maximize the future impact of food fortification," says Dipika Matthias, Senior Program Manager at the Gates