Palm Oil, Deforestation And Rainforest

Food systems and planetary goals: two inseparable policy agendas

The brief presents evidence to show how food systems have no viable future without delivering on climate change and planetary goals.


Transformation and Future of Aquatic Food Systems in Nigeria 

This brief makes a range of recommendations to address the critical challenges facing the aquatic foods and aquaculture sector in Nigeria. It is an outcome of the National Dialogue on Transformation and Future of Aquatic Food Systems held in Nigeria in 2021.


Exploring Potential Benefits of Repurposing Agricultural Subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa

This brief aims to inform the debate around rebalancing and repurposing agricultural subsidies and fiscal resources in sub-Saharan Africa so that they can better contribute to both human and environmental health.

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Policy Tool

The Food Systems Policy Tool helps policymakers in LMICs prioritise actions to transform their Food Systems, promote a healthy diet, and deliver on the UNFSS pledges made.

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Repurposing agriculture support to improve nutrition, health, and the environment

This discussion paper looks at the potential role repurposing agricultural support could play in promoting both human and planetary health. Drawing on recent modelling, it examines the impacts various scenarios in which subsidies are removed or reallocated, and how modelling can help inform decision making.

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Harnessing aquaculture for healthy diets

This brief sets out the contribution that aquaculture can make to healthy diets and resilient food systems. It provides guidance for policymakers as they consider decisions related to the expansion of aquaculture, balancing issues related to diets and food security, economic growth and employment, and the environment.

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Fragile Contexts

This policy brief seeks to stimulate international organisations, governments, and other stakeholders, to realign policies within fragile contexts to ensure that diet and nutrition are improved, whilst also building more sustainable, resilient food systems.



The brief focuses on the profound impacts the pandemic has already had on food systems and people’s diets during 2020. It sets out key decisions and actions which are needed to ensure food systems can continue to function effectively, recover quickly from the present crisis, and build resilience for the future.



This brief seeks to encourage policymakers to include trade instruments as a part of a portfolio of actions to address sub-optimal diets. It sets out a framework of issues for policymakers to consider in order to improve diets when developing new trade policies.


Food Systems and Diets: A Handbook of Essential Policies

Food Systems and Diets: a handbook of essential policies. The Handbook is an accumulation of the Global Panel’s policy briefs to date, and aims to provide a body of knowledge on how food systems can influence the production and consumption of safe, affordable and healthy diets.