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"The term food system encompasses every person and every process involved in growing, raising or making food, and getting it into your stomach – from farmers to fruit pickers to supermarket cashiers, or from flour mills to refrigerated trucks to neighbourhood composting facilities. The health of our food systems profoundly affects the health of our bodies, as well as the health of our environment, our economies and our culture" (UN Food Systems Summit).
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsThe Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With 195 members - 194 countries and the European Union, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide.
Food Secure CanadaFood Secure Canada is a pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and food sovereignty through three interlocking goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, and sustainable food systems.
Food Systems Lab (Simons Fraser University)Food Systems Lab is a research and innovation hub at Simon Fraser University. We work on solutions for equitable collaboration to reduce food waste and support a sustainable food system that enhances ecosystems, conserves natural resources, and mitigates climate change.
Our Food FutureWorking together, we will share our ideas, data and technology solutions to move from the current system to a sustainable and thriving food economy that creates new jobs, and values our planet, health, equity and dignity for everyone.
Think.Eat.SaveThink.Eat.Save of the Save Food Initiative, is a partnership between UNEP and FAO contributing to the Sustainable Food Systems Programme of the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP), also known as the One Planet Network.
Food loss and waste and the right to adequate food: Making the connection (FAO)This Discussion paper explores the relationship between food loss and waste (FLW) and the right to adequate food. It focuses on the need to develop sustainable global consumption and production systems to contribute to the realization of the right to adequate food while it argues for a human rights-based approach to tackle FLW.
UNEP Food Waste Index Report 2021The Food Waste Index Report aims at supporting the goals of SDG 12.3. It does so by presenting the most comprehensive food waste data collection, analysis and modelling to date, generating a new estimate of global food waste; and publishing a methodology for countries to measure food waste, at household, food service and retail level, to track national progress towards 2030 and to report on SDG 12.3.
Designing a Humane Future: Episode 1 - Designing a Circular, Regenerative Food SystemIn this pilot episode in the series, we look at the food system, the challenges that existed well before the pandemic and which have been magnified during it. We examine some of the fundamental issues underpinning the modern food system. We learn about the various stakeholders working to realign the production, distribution, and consumption of food with the natural cycles so that we can meet our food needs while helping to heal the earth and our connection to it.
Ecopolitics Podcast: Episode 16 - Pathways to Sustainable Food SystemsAchieving more sustainable food systems is a messy business because the stakes are so high for all involved. In this episode, we look at the state of food systems generally, and then critically analyze pathways towards sustainability for the food systems of Canada and Africa with our guests, Helena Shilomboleni, PhD, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) East Africa at the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, and Sarah J. Martin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Memorial University.
Feed PodcastExploring evidence and values in global food systems debates
Race Against Climate Change: Episode 1 - How We Eatpt
Everybody’s gotta eat, but who’s feeding us, and what else are we eating up along the way? In this episode we chew on the ways our food affects our climate, and what can be done about it. Professor and author Lenore Newman discusses food security and this summer’s heat dome with National Observer founder Linda Solomon Wood. Plus, the surge in regenerative farming in Canada, and a future of real beef with no real cows. Yes, you read that right.
Regenerative Food SystemsThe podcast challenges you to think about the roots of food and make conscious decisions about what is on our plate and how it got there.