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Webinar: Pursuing food systems transformation despite financial constraints

On December 13th 2023, we held a webinar in collaboration with Food Systems for Nutrition Innovation Lab at Tufts University which discussed a diverse range of actions from our latest Policy brief “Pursuing food systems transformation despite financial constraints” that are relatively low-cost, or even cost-neutral which can provide a solid and substantial foundation on…

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Building Resilience into Food System Transformation in Ethiopia

On the 21st of September 2023 we held a joint workshop in collaboration with our distinguished partners in Ethiopia. The aim was to take a critical look at the evolving challenges facing food systems and to debate the opportunities and challenges inherent in strengthening the resilience of Ethiopia’s food systems. The term ’resilience’ in this…

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Global Panel at the UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition participated in the UN Food Systems Summit +2 (UNFSS+2) Stocktaking Moment in Rome, from 24 to 26 July 2023, which followed on from the UNFSS in September 2021. The 2021 Summit focussed global attention on the need to transform food systems to ensure they contribute…

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Summary of the Online Launch of “Food Systems and Planetary Goals: Two Inseparable Policy Agendas

On the 19th of July 2023, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition organised an online launch event for our latest policy brief, ’Food Systems and Planetary Goals: Two Inseparable Policy Agendas.’   Professor Patrick Webb (Technical Adviser for the Global Panel) provided a short overview of the policy brief followed by comments…

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Roundtable: Building Resilience into the Transformation of Ghana’s Food System

On the 18th of July 2023, the Global Panel, in collaboration with its long-established and valued partners in Ghana, convened a hybrid roundtable to in Accra, Ghana.  The event brought together Ghanian experts, academics, and policymakers across the government, representatives from WFP, WHO and AGRA, Global Panel members Emmy Simmons and Tom Arnold, and Professor…

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ANH 2023 Side event: Exploring the Potential Benefits of Repurposing Subsidies and Other Forms of Public Support to Agriculture in Africa 

On the 28th of June, the Global Panel was pleased to participate in the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy research conference 2023 in Malawi. We organised a side event on Exploring the Potential Benefits of Repurposing Subsidies and Other Forms of Public Support to Agriculture in Africa. Repurposing support for agriculture and food systems offers…

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9th Annual Panel Meeting

The Global Panel held its 9th annual meeting at St Georges, Windsor Castle in mid-February. Day one of the meeting updated Panel members on the progress and achievements of the last year and outlined plans for the next funding period. Highlights of achievements included working with; Nepal to support development of a monitoring and evaluation…

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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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