A year after the launch of the Good Food Finance Network (GFFN), the GFFN principals and co-chairs met businesses and investors during Climate Week NYC 2022 to demonstrate the progress made and invite them to join the network to unlock finance for sustainable and climate-resilient food systems. “Financial institutions, be it asset managers, commercial banksContinue reading “Bringing good food finance on the Climate Agenda at Climate Week NYC”
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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
Good Food Finance Network proposes co-investment platform to tackle global food security challenges
During the Good Food Finance Week, the GFFN proposed a Co-Investment platform to tackle global food security challenges and announced Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and Wiebe Draijer, CEO of Rabobank as GFFN Co-Chairs. They will provide strategic guidance and serve as high-level leaders representing public, private, and multilateral sectors.
Food System Transformation in Turbulent Times – Interview with GFFN Partners WBCSD and Food Systems for the Future
Expert Interview featuring GFFN Principals & core partners Diane Holdorf – Executive Vice President at World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & Ertharin Cousin – CEO and Founder of Food Systems for the Future (FSF) discuss the urgen need for a fast response to food systems transformations and the importance of adequate and accessible financing.
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.
Food Systems in Conflict and Peacebuilding Settings: Pathways and Interconnections
The objectives of this three-part policy paper series are to emphasize the urgency of addressing the relationship between conflict and food insecurity and to point out existing opportunities to do so. This paper, the first in the series, aims, firstly, to inform policymakers of the intricate relationships between food security and violent conflict, secondly, to alert policymakers to the potential ability of food systems to contribute to peace, and then to highlight the action required to enhance this potential.
‘Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems: Food, Planet Health’ EAT – Lancet Commission Summary Report
The EAT-Lancet report is the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy diet from a sustainable food system, and which actions can support and speed up food system transformation.
Growing Better report: Ten Critical Transitions to Transform Food and Land Use
The Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) report ‘Growing Better: Ten Critical Transitions to Transform Food and Land Use’ details critical steps for transforming food systems and achieving a future of sustainable land use. It found food systems generate $12 trillion per year in “hidden” environmental, health and poverty costs, leaving us with net costs of $2 trillion per year, globally.