Month: February 2020

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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Putting nutrition at the heart of trade policy

Launch of a new Policy Brief on Trade and Nutrition  14 Feb 2020 – The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition is today announcing the launch of its latest policy brief, Rethinking trade policies to support healthier diets. This new brief is a call to action to align trade policies with the goal…

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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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Vacancy Announcement: Foresight Project Manager

The Global Panel is recruiting for a Foresight Project Manager to co-ordinate the completion of the Foresight 2.0 report on Food Systems and Healthy Diets. The key purpose of the role is to manage the delivery of this very high-profile and topical report on the future of food systems for human and planetary health, and…

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