We created the food system, so we must change it, according to Ruth Richardson, the Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food. She discusses how new report can help facilitate this change while valuing ecosystem services.
Agriculture affects the environment, health, fair labor, employment, food security, and many other aspects of society. Nourished Planet explores new approaches like true cost accounting, to quantify the true cost of the food system as a way to catalyze change in the current system.
Culminating over a decade of research by dozens of experts, the TEEB for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood) Scientific and Economic Foundations report evaluates the impacts of the value chain, from farm to fork to disposal, including effects on livelihoods, the environment, and health.
Alexander Müller focuses on a holistic view of the food system and talks to us about how the full food system puzzle reveals the true cost of cheap food.
Coastal Enterprises Inc. aims to develop an economic market for sustainably farmed Maine scallops by modifying aquaculture model from Japan.
Kavita Sharma talks about how a groundbreaking, new TEEBAgriFood Report helps create a more sustainable food system by shifting agriculture and food policy towards human, social and environmental health perspectives.
Initially thought of as a tool for banking, blockchain technology has continued to develop and new research shows it can increase sustainability, efficiency, and transparency in the food system.
Dr. Harpinder Sandhu discusses the value of social, human, and natural capital in the agriculture and food systems and how the TEEBAgriFood report guides policymakers to a more sustainable food system.
The cocoa and chocolate sector convened at the World Cocoa Conference to discuss the future of the crop we love. Learn key insights on sustainability in the sector from conference moderator, Simran Sethi.
Renowned resource economist Dr. Anil Markandya discusses the methodologies used by TEEBAgriFood Report, and their role in addressing the challenges of monetizing non-economic aspects of the food and agriculture system.