Other content with the tag "Policies".

September 26, 2019

Integrated food policy: What is it, and how can it help transform food systems?  is the third brief in the Rethinking Food Pol

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 16, 2019

As part of the principles of engagement, the global members of the SUN Business Network (SBN) support workforce nutrition commitments (including br

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 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 14, 2019

This paper looks at the impact of supermarkets and hypermarkets on diets in urban areas of Zambia, taking income and other socioeconomic factors in

August 9, 2019

This special report from the IPCC highlights the impact of land use and agricultural practices on climate change.

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 22, 2019

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

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

The Partnerships Resource Centre (PrC) conducts research projects to facilitate further knowledge accumulation and learning in the area of sustaina

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

There are relatively few peer review articles looking at risk assessment for entrepreneurs in the healthy food industry.

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

People’s perception of their ability to meet their needs and the level of autonomy they feel they can exert over their own lives directly correlate

July 2, 2019

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

July 2, 2019

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

July 2, 2019

This is an uplifting evidence-based assessment of what it takes to successfully campaign against corporate power.

July 2, 2019

This paper assesses how employee nutrition impacts on productivity, absenteeism, and healthcare costs.

June 26, 2019

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

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 25, 2019

In this supplement issue of Maternal & Child Nutrition, Helen Keller International (HKI) authors have writte

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

IGD and FIA conducted this study to explore the consumer attitudes towards healthier product reformulation, the progress within the industry and th

June 14, 2019

Alive & Thrive and UNICEF created this animated video to show the benefits of a dedicated lactation space for moms in the wor

June 14, 2019

The Breastfeeding Advocacy Toolkit is a collection of advocacy tools aimed at improving policies and financing for the protection, promotion, and s

June 13, 2019

This report provides an approach for collaborative policymaking and governance improvement for sustainable food systems.

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

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June 10, 2019

The readymade garment (RMG) industry significantly contributes to B

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.

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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

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 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 28, 2019

Results of a day-long meeting between food industry scientists, food, nutrition, and health related scientific societies and various U.S.

May 27, 2019

This review gives an overview of food-based dietary guidelines by region and date, alongside looking at key messages about certain produce.

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

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

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May 24, 2019

The cost of a nutritious meal is not fixed and it can be heavily dependent upon the season.

May 24, 2019

One-page correspondence in the Lancet looking at the benefit of investing in workplace wellness programmes in India.

May 24, 2019

Many mothers experience barriers to maintaining a breastfeeding relationship with their infants after returning to work.

May 24, 2019

Impact of increasing the proportion of healthier foods available on energy purchased in worksite cafeterias: A stepped wedge randomized

May 22, 2019

This report produced by the UK Health Forum provides case studies from around the world to help provide a framework for governing public private in

May 21, 2019

Realising the potential of workplaces to prevent and control NCDs: How public policy can encourage businesses and governments to work toget

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May 20, 2019

An evaluation of 21 systematic reviews looking at the effect of workplace dietary interventions on health outcomes.

May 20, 2019

A worksite intervention in South Africa demonstrates the importance of identifying employees with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

May 17, 2019

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

April 29, 2019

Article in Imperial College Business School Forum addressing the space that women have to express breast milk in the workplace in America.

April 29, 2019

Two-page briefing on a research study by the United Nations International Labour Organisation assessing Chile’s national workforce nutrition progra

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

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

April 29, 2019

While this review does not specifically focus on public private engagement, or on nutrition, it has important implications for everyone working on

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 28, 2019

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

April 28, 2019

Nearly half of India’s population suffer from micronutrient deficiency.

April 28, 2019

A one-page overview of the evidence showing the impact of food fortification programmes, as of 2016.

April 25, 2019

Check out this short video from EAT that breaks down the key messages from the

April 24, 2019

Companion document to the United States National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Food Service Guidelines in Public Servi

April 24, 2019

The United States National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion have drafted guidelines for public food services aimed at gov

April 24, 2019

Peer review article in The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics looking at the frequency of workforce consumption and the nutritional

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April 24, 2019

This article from the New Food Economy gives a helpful analysis of a recent study on

April 24, 2019

Each year, the Global Nutrition Report provides a snapshot of the state of malnutrition.

April 24, 2019

This 2019 Lancet Commission Report looks at systemic causes for the triple problems of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change.

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

Access to Nutrition Index
April 24, 2019

The aim of ATNI is to encourage companies to both increase access to healthy products and also to responsibly exercise their influence on consumers

April 24, 2019

This is the full report from the 2015 Future Fortified Global Summit on Food Fortification - the first ever Global Summit dedicated to large scale

April 24, 2019

The Global Fortification Data Exchange (GFDX) is an analysis and visualization tool for data on food fortification.

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

Improving diets in an era of food market transformation: Challenges and opportunities for engagement between the public and private sectors

April 23, 2019

Paper by Sight and Life puts forward a framework for public private engagement in nutrition.

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

This report, compiled for the European Competitiveness and Sustainable Industrial Policy Consortium, gives a detailed look into the impact of food

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 22, 2019

The Food Climate Research Network calls for a more equitable balance of power within the food system.

April 21, 2019

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

April 21, 2019

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

April 21, 2019

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

April 21, 2019

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

April 21, 2019

Dietary Guidelines for Americans set the country’s nutrition policy and help direct over $80 billion federal spending.

April 21, 2019

This report from FAO and the Food Climate Research Network looks at national dietary guidelines as a practical intervention to improve nutrition an

April 21, 2019

In this policy brief, the Global Panel makes the case that healthy diets are a foundation underpinning positive progress towards the Sustainable De

April 19, 2019

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

April 19, 2019

Unilever’s Paul Polman is a Champion 12.3 – part of a global coalition to accelerate action to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 to half

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.

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

Presentation for the Wellcome Trust looking at the role of policy on public food choices.

April 19, 2019

Given that sugary drinks are endemic and that obesity is on the rise, many drinks manufacturers have launched social responsibility campaigns.

April 19, 2019

A technical briefing for anyone working on behavior change initiatives at scale.

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 19, 2019

SCN NEWS is published twice a year by the United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition.

April 19, 2019

This paper asks important questions, such as: How has high level political momentum for nutrition been generated?

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

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

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April 18, 2019

Evidence from the Transform Nutrition Research consortium led by the International Food Policy Research Institute focusing on how to transform the

April 18, 2019

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

April 18, 2019

It is far too easy to read expiration dates and food labels and err on the side of caution.

April 17, 2019

The Consumer Goods Forum seeks to secure consumer trust and drive positive change by bringing together over 400 consumer goods re

April 17, 2019

Alive & Thrive is an initiative that aims to improve infant and young child feeding practices by increasing rates of exclusiv

April 17, 2019

This paper reviews 41 workforce nutrition interventions published between 1995 and 2006 in the South African Journal of Clinical

April 17, 2019

Blueprint for Business Action on Health Literacy supports the Europe 2020 strategy and the renewed EU strategy for Corporate Soci

April 17, 2019

This book by the International Labour Organisation asks important questions about food at work, including: employment conditions, wages

April 15, 2019

This global mapping has two main sections: An analysis of the overall global status and results of large-scale food fortification and biofortificat

April 15, 2019

This short report gives an overview of rice fortification literature indexed in PubMed, including examples of successful public private engagement

April 15, 2019

This document responds to challenges in public private engagement and looks at ways to improve regulation and monitoring.

April 15, 2019

The article discusses the role of the food industry in preventing iodine deficiency.

April 15, 2019

This 376-page document is WHO’s guidance to countries looking to design and implement food fortification programmes.

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

This book examines food fortification in all its forms.

April 15, 2019

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

April 15, 2019

In this synopsis - aimed at business leaders, governments and implementing agencies - IFPRI and Nourishing Millions provide recommendations on how

April 15, 2019

In 2015 the Nourishing Millions project reviewed literature and case studies to show the evolution of nutrition during the past 50 years.

April 15, 2019

This snapshot reports sets out the work of GAIN’s partners to employ food fortification as one way to improve

April 15, 2019

A concise account of lessons learned on salt and iron iodization by world renowned economists, as part of the costs benefit analysis on leading dev

April 15, 2019

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

April 8, 2019

How can the world feed 9 billion people by 2050? This is the central question in a report by the World Resources Institute.

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 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

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

This punchy Guardian article from 2015 still has relevance today.

April 4, 2019

An excellent example of public private engagement, FAO and

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.

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

April 3, 2019

Tesco CEO, and chair of Champions 12.3, Dave Lewis, discusses what a target can do to help food waste in this special blog for The Grocer.

April 3, 2019

This is the third annual progress report on behalf of Champions 12.3, a coalition of executives from governments, businesses, international organiz

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