To shift food-related finance to health-building, climate-smart and sustainable practices, investors and public sector decision-makers will need data. Decision-support data for finance that reduces harm and builds resilience, broadly, will need to qualify performance across multiple dimensions. Integrated metrics will be key to achieving an integrated and holistic investment transition. Article 6.8 of the ParisContinue reading “Article 6.8 of the Paris Agreement invites integrated data systems”
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Good Food System Transition: Repurposing agricultural support to promote fiscal resilience, human and planetary health
There are opportunities for institutional investors and policymakers to work together on the agenda of repurposing agricultural support and on agricultural policies. This can inform win-win policies that can better support human health, help stabilize the climate, as well as enhance businesses’ productivity and preserve the ecosystems on which food production depends.
GFFN addressing the finance gap during COP27: Now analyzed in UNEP’s newest State of Finance for Nature Report
The Good Food Finance Network is working to mobilize public and private financial actors to address the financing gap covered in UN Environment Programme’s 2022 State of Finance for Nature Report.
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 launched during the GFFN press conference and is a really concrete example of innovative and collaborative approaches to finance sustainable food systems.
Systemic solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture, nutrition and food systems
This Working Paper on Systemic Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems explores three primary intervention categories that can be used as entry points for sustainable food systems
Exploring Potential Benefits of Repurposing Agricultural Subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa
The results of the new modelling presented in the paper demonstrate a case for Africa’s policymakers to consider repurposing existing subsidies and even to increase the overall level of subsidies provided for nutrient-rich foods to improve health, and environmental and economic outcomes.
Change in livestock could feed a billion people, study finds
Food system by-products up cycled in livestock and aquaculture feeds can increase global food supply
Tracking progress on food and agriculture-related SDG indicators 2022
FAO’s new report, “Tracking progress on food and agriculture-related SDG indicators”, offers analysis and trends on indicators across eight SDGs (1, 2, 5, 6, 10, 12, 14 and 15), highlighting areas of progress and areas where further effort is needed. This edition also includes a snapshot on conflict, COVID-19 and food insecurity, as well as a special chapter on measuring productive and sustainable agriculture, with progress toward SDG Target 2.4 analysed for the first time.
Guide on incentives for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems
To generate sustainable benefits, this investment must be responsible. What role should investment incentives play in encouraging such investment? This Guide helps to answer that question. Specifically, the Guide provides policymakers and government technical staff with guidance on how investment incentives can be used (and how they should not be used) to enhance responsible investment in agriculture and food systems.