Events

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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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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Strengthening Food Systems in Fragile Contexts – Webinar

Launch of the Global Panel Policy Brief: ‘Strengthening Food Systems in Fragile Contexts’  A LIVE Webinar Hosted by the Global Panel and the World Food Programme Time  Monday August 3rd, 2020 2.00PM CEST/1.00PM BST/08.00 US EST  Description  The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition is pleased to launch its latest policy brief, Strengthening food systems in fragile contexts.    This policy brief seeks to stimulate international development organisations,…

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Agriculture Nutrition & Health Academy week research conference

On Wednesday 1st July, the Global Panel will be participating in the ANH Academy Week research conference plenary discussion on COVID-19. Professor Patrick Webb, Technical Adviser to the Global Panel will present the new Global Panel policy brief ‘COVID-19: safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets’,  launched on 29th June. Join us on 1st July,…

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African Leaders for Nutrition – High Level Event with Heads of State at the African Union Summit

On the 8th February, Director of the Global Panel, Prof Sandy Thomas attended the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) meeting at the 33rd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. The meeting was hosted by AfDB President and Global Panel Member, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, and attended by Heads of State, national ministers of health and key…

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Success for Foresight 2.0 Consultation in Nepal

On the 6th November, the Global Panel hosted a consultation workshop to inform the development of the Foresight 2.0 report. The event was held in the margins of the Scaling Up Nutrition Global Gathering (SUNGG) in Kathmandu, and was attended by forty participants from over fifteen countries. The meeting was co-facilitated by Dr Lawrence Haddad, Chief…

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CFS46 Side Event – Maximising the impact of N4G 2020: What more can be done to transform our failing food systems?

On Tuesday 15th October, at the 46th Committee on World Food Security in Rome, The Global Panel will be participating in a side event entitled – Maximising the impact of the Nutrition for Growth Summit in Japan in 2020: What more can be done to transform our failing food systems? The Nutrition for Growth Summit hosted…

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