Events

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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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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Innovative Agriculture: A force for good child nutrition in Africa

From the 2-6th September, Global Panel had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the annual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) conference hosted in Ghana. In reflection of this successful event, the First Lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, in her role as Nutrition Champion, discusses the importance of well-functioning food systems to improve nutrition across…

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The Global Panel joins partners at Tokyo International Conference on African Development

14 August 2019 – The Global Panel will be participating at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) in the city of Yokohama, Japan, from the 28-30 August 2019. The conference, ‘Africa and Yokohoma, Sharing Passion for the Future’, will be led by the Japanese government and co-sponsored by the UN, UNDP, the African…

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WFP & Global Panel event

On June 11th the Global Panel and the World Food Programme (WFP)  hosted a Brown Bag event in Rome. At the event, the Global Panel discussed recent developments on the policy and programming implications for food systems, healthy diets and nutrition. Prof Sandy Thomas and Prof Patrick Webb focused on how food systems and agriculture…

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Trade policy: a vital tool to ensure healthy diets and better nutrition.

On 11th – 14th June in Nairobi, Kenya, the 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP PP) took place  with a focus on the theme “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation”. Governments and technical partners from across the continent met to share best practice and identify new strategies to enhance…

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Positioning food systems to deliver healthy diets in Pakistan

Multisector stakeholders gather to accelerate policies to transform food systems to make healthy diets more affordable and accessible to all.

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