Events

Presenting our technical paper on repurposing subsidies to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development

On the 22nd November 2022 the Global Panel held a meeting at the House of Lords, Westminster, hosted by Lord Ewen Cameron of Dillington. Prof Marco Springmann, co-author, presented the findings from our technical paper, Exploring Potential Benefits of Repurposing Agricultural Subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa, which aims to inform the debate around rebalancing and repurposing…

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Briefing for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Office for Africa

’Future Food Systems – for people, planet and prosperity’, a briefing for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Office for Africa.  On April 26, 2022, the FAO Regional Office for Africa (RAF) hosted a briefing to discuss the findings from the Global Panel’s Foresight report, Future Food Systems – for people, planet and prosperity,…

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Towards a ‘net-zero equivalent’ global food system

On the 5/6th April we held a 2-day event at St George’s House, Windsor Castle. This event was held to bring together leading decision makers and scientists to develop a deeper understanding of how a ‘net-zero equivalent’ target for food systems could play a key role in simultaneously addressing global environmental challenges (notably relating to…

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COP26: Addressing the triple burden of climate change, conflict, and malnutrition to improve prospects for peace

Global Panel member Dr. Celso Moretti discusses the triple burden of climate change, conflict and malnutrition at the COP26 IFAD pavilion event on 8th November 2021 At a COP26 pavilion event, hosted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Global Panel member Dr. Celso Moretti gave his insights on the need for fundamental food…

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

On 28th July 2021, the Global Panel and the World Bank co-hosted an affiliated session ‘Repurposing agriculture support to improve nutrition, health, and the environment’ at the United Nation’s Food Systems Pre-Summit which discussed the potential role realigning public agricultural support could play in promoting both human and planetary health. A recording of the session is below. During the session, Dr Marco Springmann and Dr Madhur Gautam presented the…

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Harnessing aquaculture for healthy diets – Webinar

Read the policy brief here. Time  Monday 15th February 2021, 12.00PM GMT / 14.00PM CEST / 07.00am EST  Description  The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition is pleased to launch its latest policy brief, Harnessing Aquaculture for healthy diets. This brief highlights the contribution of aquaculture to nutrition, economic growth, and employment in low-…

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Positioning food systems to deliver sustainable, affordable, and healthy diets for all in Ethiopia and setting the scene for the UN Food Systems Summit

A recording of the event is available here. On 9 February 2021 the Global Panel co-hosted an event with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to discuss the topic of food system transformation. The Ethiopian delegation was led by H.E. Dr Lia Tadesse, Minister of…

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Nutrition Research in Policy: Research impact on policy and practice in nutrition

The Nutrition for Growth Summit was held in Tokyo on 7-8th December 2021 to identify and discuss solutions to worldwide nutrition challenges as the world approaches the final decade of the Sustainable Development Goals. A side event was held on the 14th December with the Global Challenges Research Fund, UK Research Initiative, and the ANH…

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Press release: Future Food Systems: For people, our planet, and prosperity

Food systems are damaging our health and the planet:   A new report sets out how diets need to change – for people, our planet, and prosperity.    29th September 2020 – The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition announced the launch of its new report, Future Food Systems: For people, our planet, and prosperity.  The report, produced by an independent…

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Foresight 2.0, Future Food Systems: For people, our planet, and prosperity – Webinar

Launch of the Global Panel report: Foresight 2.0, Future Food Systems: For people, our planet, and prosperity A LIVE Webinar Hosted by the Global Panel and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN  Time   September 29th, 2020:  2.00pm CEST/1.00pm BST/08.00am EST   Description   The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition is pleased…

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