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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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Opinion: How science and technology can help rebuild healthier and more sustainable food systems

Dr Celso Moretti is President of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), which is the largest agricultural research enterprise in Brazil, falling within the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply. An expert in plant and food science technology, Dr Moretti joined the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition in October 2019.  The COVID-19 pandemic has spread…

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Opinion: COVID-19: Enhancing diets and strengthening food systems in Uganda

COVID-19: Enhancing diets and strengthening food systems in Uganda Rhoda Peace Tumusiime & Pamela Mbabazi Her Excellency Rhoda Peace Tumusiime is the former Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union Commission and a member of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. Throughout her career, she has championed agricultural…

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Press release: Fragile Contexts

Launch of a policy brief on Strengthening Food Systems in Fragile Contexts 3rd August 2020 – The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition today announces the launch of its latest policy brief, Strengthening Food Systems in Fragile Contexts. To mark the launch, a live webinar hosted by the United Nations World Food…

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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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COVID-19: Safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets

Launch of a new Policy Brief on COVID-19    29th June 2020 – The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition is today announcing the launch of its latest policy brief, COVID-19: safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets.    The brief focuses on the profound impacts the pandemic has already had on food systems…

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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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Director General of FAO, Dr QU Dongyu, joins the Global Panel

The Global Panel welcomes Director-General QU Dongyu in his new role of Panel Member 4th June 2020 – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Dr QU Dongyu, has been appointed Member of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. Since the inception of the Global…

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Covid-19, Food Systems and Nutrition: Statement from our Co-Chairs

In these challenging times, our thoughts are with those across the world who are working tirelessly to contain the Coronavirus outbreak, with those who have lost family members and friends, and all whose livelihoods are threatened. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has brought the fragility of food systems even more sharply into focus. It shows how…

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Opinion: Why reshaping trade policies is essential for sustainable food systems, healthy diets

With its focus on climate change, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, that took place last month reviewed how food systems can better support both planetary and human health by providing safe, affordable, and nutritious diets for all. While providing evidence to policymakers on this very issue is vital and has been on the…

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