Events

The “Runaway Train” Rush to Plant Trees Ignores a Critical Global Ecosystem

Grasslands and savannahs represent some of the world’s richest and most diverse land areas, yet the importance of these ecosystems has long been ignored.

What Does a Just Transition Look Like for the Meat Sector?

Especially in the last decade, the discourse surrounding the meat sector often oversimplifies a complex ecosystem down to good actors versus bad actors.

Regaining Power Through Food: Food System Vision Prize Winners Showcased at COP26

Taking these projects from vision to reality means bringing food systems to the forefront of global conversations surrounding climate.

True Cost Accounting to Drive “the Biggest Change in Farming Since the Industrial Revolution”

The global population consumes about US$9 trillion of food each year, but the external cost of that food is more than double that—US$19.8 trillion.

“The Ants and the Grasshopper” Shows How Denial Can Be a Win for Activists

The film shows how the fight for climate action will also be a battle for food sovereignty, racial justice, and gender equality around the world through the narrative of Anita Chitaya, a small farmer and local leader in the village of Bwabwa, Malawi.

Philanthropy’s Role in the Climate Emergency: “Transformation Means Challenging the Status Quo”

Philanthropy spends billions on issue areas that are implicitly connected to food systems, yet food issues are seldom explicitly addressed in funding strategies.

“Food Can Be the Linchpin for Change” Across Global Issues

While global forums have recently put a heavier focus on important topics like regenerative agriculture and food waste, healthy and sustainable diets are often left off the table.

Climate Goals Require “Radical Action” from Food and Beverage Businesses

Because of their immense power, food and beverage companies can help support governments and civil society to achieve major climate goals—or, they can do the opposite.

Local Government Leaders Sign the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration at COP26

Participants called upon world leaders to recognize that local governments and communities are critical leaders in food systems sustainability.

Food and Agriculture Offer Solutions to the Climate Crisis

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