Month: April 2021

Working towards the United Nations Food Systems Summit

The Global Panel have been working towards the UNFSS, a detailed list of engagement is below. November 2020 – Action Track Leads and Vice-Chairs were briefed on the Foresight 2 Report. – IFBA were briefed on the Foresight 2.0 Report. – World Health Organisation were briefed on the Foresight 2 Report. – GP Secretariat attended…

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Strengthening Food Systems in Zambia

On March 18 2021 the Global Panel joined a Technical Committee Meeting hosted by the Office of the Vice President and the National Food and Nutrition Commission of the Republic of Zambia. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss preparations for the United Nations Food Systems Summit and the challenge of food system transformation….

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Opinion: Race for Covid vaccines in Africa is hiding the key role of nutrition

Published in the Financial Times on 4th April 2021, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank and Global Panel member, puts forward the argument that nutrition and health need to be recognised as central to both the food transformation agenda and to managing Covid-19, and that improved food systems can play a vital…

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