During this session at COP27, nutrient density took center stage, with speakers highlighting solutions to increase access to healthy foods.
Incorporating food and agriculture systems into the Nationally Determined Contributions provide governments the chance to address their importance before another crisis hits.
“I don’t think we value the food enough,” says Zitouni Ould-Dada, Deputy Director in the Climate and Environment Division at the FAO. “We don’t value the soil enough. We don’t value the ecosystems in general enough.”
At COP27, Food Tank is co-curating programming to bring together an inspiring group of changemakers working to ensure that food and agriculture systems are seen as a key part of the solution to the climate crisis.
Guided by support and training, chefs are pushing for better policies that will help themselves, their industry, and food systems as a whole.
On World Food Day, food systems leaders point to the power of policy change, labor organizing, and research to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
Funds that are not re-invested into the company will help to protect biodiversity and communities.
An Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, Dr. Ashanté Reese talks about the power of empathy, uplifting stories that aren’t always told, and the people pushing against anti-blackness in their everyday lives.
Sankofa Farms Agricultural Academy is helping young Black students connect more deeply with the food system while equipping them with career readiness skills and helping them envision new paths for their futures.