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Food Systems Summit: implications for global food governance (Lorenzo Cotula, IIED)

Last week’s Food Systems Summit raised questions about global governance models in a policy area fundamental to everyone’s lives. Lorenzo Cotula argues that, without clear decision-making rules and effective structures to manage power differentials, bringing diverse actors together produces ‘capture’ rather than inclusion.

Food Systems Summit: implications for global food governance | International Institute for Environment and Development (iied.org)

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Food Systems

Transform food systems to avert $400 billion annually in loss and waste (UN News)

Not only is preventing food loss and waste crucial for the world’s people, it is also essential for the future of the planet, they stressed in remarks to an online commemorative event.

In his video message, Mr. Qu spoke of the need to step-up global cooperation to transform food systems, from farm to fork, in line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Goal 12, on ensuring sustainable production and consumption patterns, includes a specific target to halve per capita global food waste by 2030.

Transform food systems to avert $400 billion annually in loss and waste | | UN News