World Economic Forum Global Risk Report 2023

Read more The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2023 explores global risk trends over the next decade. Climate and environmental risks are the core focus of global risks perceptions – and are the risks for which we are seen to be the least prepared. In relation to the food and agriculture space, land-use changeContinue reading “World Economic Forum Global Risk Report 2023”

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.

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.

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.

Leading financial institutions announce ambitious targets in the food sector ahead of COP27

Targets set by public and private sector finance and business leaders in the Good Food Finance Network’s (GFFN) High Ambition Group mark the beginning of a journey aimed to raise the level of ambition in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, bringing food systems further up on the sustainable finance agenda. 

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 where food systems can contribute to bridge the emissions gap.

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

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