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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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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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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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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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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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Opinion piece: Guiding nutrition through thick and thin

Opinion Editorial from Prof Srinath Reddy, Panel Member and President of the Public Health Foundation of India. Until recently, experts on human nutrition were divided into two separate worlds—often in polemical conflict over competing priorities. Those who studied ‘undernutrition’ saw underweight, wasted or stunted children, or thin and anaemic adults as deficient in calories and…

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Opinion Piece: How sustainable food systems can support a healthier and more prosperous Nepal

Opinion Piece by Professor Srinath Reddy. Prof Reddy attended and co-chaired the high-level roundtable in Nepal on the 9th December 2019.   Healthy Diets: How sustainable food systems can support a healthier and more prosperous Nepal. The efforts from the Government of Nepal and its partners to reduce stunting in children by around 21% over…

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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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