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The true costs of food systems and why they matter

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Salman Hussain, an agriculture expert with the United Nations Environment Programme, talks about the push to make the world’s food systems more sustainable.

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The true costs of food systems and why they matter

The true costs of food systems and why they matter

Salman Hussain, an agriculture expert with the United Nations Environment Programme, talks about the push to make the world’s food systems more sustainable.

What does the UN Environment Programme bring to the table in the zero-budget natural farming debate?

What does the UN Environment Programme bring to the table in the zero-budget natural farming debate?

Farming is the bedrock of India’s economy—43 per cent of its population are employed in agriculture. Yet, paradoxically, around 60 per cent of India’s people is likely to experience severe ...

Summary of the TEEBAgriFood Global Symposium 2019

Summary of the TEEBAgriFood Global Symposium 2019

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, produced a summary report from the Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food (TEEBAgriFood) Global ...

New Guidance on Measuring Food Systems launched ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

New Guidance on Measuring Food Systems launched ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

Policymakers flying blind in action on biodiversity loss without full picture of food system impacts Simplistic yield-per-hectare productivity measures undermine long-term sustainability ...

Diversity in Sustainable Food Systems

Diversity in Sustainable Food Systems

Diversity is a key ingredient in the recipe for healthier, more sustainable food systems. Here are FOUR ways that diversity can help bring our food systems i...

10 Orgs Highlighting the True Cost of Food

10 Orgs Highlighting the True Cost of Food

These organizations know that food costs more than what’s on the price tag and are committed to revealing the true cost of food.

Eating better - for us and the planet

Eating better - for us and the planet

On World Food Day, the United Nations Environment Programme discusses the best ways to produce and consume food.

Investing in Nature to Transform the Post COVID-19 Economy: A 10-point Action Plan to create a circular bioeconomy devoted to sustainable wellbeing

Investing in Nature to Transform the Post COVID-19 Economy: A 10-point Action Plan to create a circular bioeconomy devoted to sustainable wellbeing

Introduction In the last 50 years, the biosphere, upon which humanity depends, has been altered to an unparalleled degree[i]. The current economic model relying on fossil resources and ...

The Future of Food is Biodiverse

The Future of Food is Biodiverse

Biodiversity is crucial to the health of our food supply and it sits at the intersection of taste and sustainability. Biodiverse food is sustainable food.

Food Systems

Food Systems

A range of pressures including rapid population growth, urbanization, growing wealth and consequent changes in consumption patterns, are challenging our food systems’ ability to provide ...

Biological Diversity: Protecting the variety of life on Earth

Biological Diversity: Protecting the variety of life on Earth

Biodiversity underpins human life and a significant shift away from “business as usual” is needed to reverse the alarming rate of biodiversity loss.

Global Alliance for the Future of Food Report: 21 Inspiring Examples of a Sustainable Food Future

Global Alliance for the Future of Food Report: 21 Inspiring Examples of a Sustainable Food Future

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report – "Beacons of Hope: Accelerating Transformations to Sustainable Food Systems" – launched today by the Global Alliance for the Future of ...

It’s time to redefine what it means to be a farmer in the 21st century

It’s time to redefine what it means to be a farmer in the 21st century

How can farmers adopt more sustainable farming practices that not only protect but also restore natural resources?