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State of Finance for Nature 2022

By 2025, annual investment in Nature based solutions (NbS) needs to increase to US $384 billion, more than double the finance currently flowing into NbS (US $154 billion) according to the State of Finance for Nature 2022 report, published by GFFN Partner – UN Environment Programme, and Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative.

Food and Agriculture for Sustainable Transformation Initiative (FAST)

The FAST initiative will be a multi-stakeholder partnership acting as an accelerator to transform agrifood systems to deliver triple wins: for people, for climate and for nature. FAST is designed as a catalyst, building on ongoing global and regional initiatives and coalitions to drive effective actions, and avoiding duplication.

Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative report

This report explores the opportunities, needs and requirements to leverage private sector investment in sustainable rice landscapes. By improving the flow of capital into rice production, the private sector can help lower interest rates for new equipment, extend access to early warning systems, reduce food loss and improve access to climate-resilient seeds. This report was…

GFFN Press Conference: Good Food Finance for Climate Action

On 11 November 2022 and during the first week of the UNFCCC COP27, the Good Food Finance Network hosted a Press Conference highlighting how good food finance has a crucial role in meeting the Paris Agreement and wider Sustainable Development Goals. With the presence of GFFN Principals and representatives in attendance, the announcements showed how…

UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2022

According to the 2022 Emissions Gap Report, the international community is falling far short of meeting Paris goals, with no credible pathway to 1.5 degrees C in place.Transforming food systems is imperative for avoiding dangerous levels of climate change and other environmental problems. The report identifies a range of transformation domains with several mitigation measures…

Finance leaders publish new generation of ‘high ambition’ targets for the sustainable food transition

UN-supported group urges wider finance sector to ‘supersize its ambition’  (Geneva, 27/10/22) The Good Food Finance Network’s High Ambition Group, a group of 11 influential institutions in food and finance, today unveiled a first tranche of environmental and social impact targets covering over US$108 billion of existing assets. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) praised the targets and called on…

Trade and Development Report 2022 UNCTAD

UNCTAD The report warns that monetary and fiscal policy moves in advanced economies risk pushing the world towards global recession and prolonged stagnation, inflicting worse damage than the financial crisis in 2008 and the COVID-19 shock in 2020.

Address multicrisis by mainstreaming sustainable food finance

The 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly took place this month in the midst of a storm of converging crises, driven in part by skewed incentives in food, energy, and finance. Worsening climate disruption is reducing access to fresh water, threatening food supplies, and intensifying vulnerability across a diverse range of countries and…