Do entrepreneurs and tech start-ups follow the (comparatively) easy money by replicating industrial systems onto Africa farms or do they attempt to leap-frog towards just and sustainable solutions for Africa’s food system?
Youth from around the world and their allies released an open letter calling for governments and businesses to center sustainable and healthy diets in climate commitments and upcoming global fora.
This session will explore investment and True Cost Accounting (TCA) as powerful tools that can effect food systems change. Panelists will discuss the importance of each tool and what it will take unlock their power.
The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GA) recently published a sign-on letter encouraging eaters and policymakers alike to recognize the true costs of food. By embracing True Cost Accounting (TCA), GA believes that global leaders can help ensure…
According to a recent report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of food in the U.S. is three times what Americans are currently spending on food.
A new book, the True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale, provides a new way to understand the social, human, economic and environmental costs of the food system.
Members of the United Nations Food Systems Champions Network discuss the hidden costs and benefits of the food system.
On Food Talk Live: Dani talks with Lauren Baker, the director of programs for the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, about how to account for the true costs of food production. Then, Apeel Sciences CEO James Rogers discusses food waste reduction.
True cost accounting acknowledges the social, human, and environmental impacts of our food system to reveal what food really costs. These 10 organizations are committed to investigating the true costs of food to make a more sustainable food system for the future.
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.