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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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.
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.
Bonn climate talks signal need for good food finance
Discussions at the 2022 Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB56) illustrate that climate-aligned food-related finance is becoming a priority for local communities, national governments, and international cooperation.