UN Food Systems Summit 2021

We would like to congratulate all of the Global Food and Environment Institute (GFEI) members for their inspirational output in support of the UN Food Systems Summit 2021.

Dr Stephen Whitfield

Congratulations to Dr Stephen Whitfield on hosting a United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021 Pre-Summit affiliated session on Monday 26 July.

The session ‘Equity and justice in food system transformation’ explored the equity and justice dimensions of food systems, and some of the tools and approaches for more equitably visioning and governing transformation within these systems.

You can view the recording on the GCRF-AFRICAP website

Professor Louise Dye

Congratulations to Professor Louise Dye for her contribution during ISLI Global’s United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021 Pre-Summit affiliated session on Monday 26 July.

The session ‘Ensuring healthy aging through supportive diets’ discussed providing more appropriate, sustainable diets for aging populations to encourage greater health, mobility and cognition.

View the recording on YouTube or learn more about the event, co-sponsors and speakers on ILSI's website.

Dr Sarah Dennis, Professor Steve Banwart and Dr Laura Carter

Congratulations to Dr Sarah Dennis, Professor Steve Banwart and Dr Laura Carter on co-hosting the UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue with the UK-China CZO Programme titled ‘Is a Circular Economy approach a “risk-free” means of meeting future global food demand in a sustainable manner?’

You can review the report on the Dialogue webpage

Read our policy note‚Äč on how expanding the agriculture-sanitation circular economy can address multiple UN policy objectives, through the recovery of water, biomass, and nutrients from sewage at scale.

GCRF-AFRICAP team

Congratulations to the GCRF-AFRICAP team, including Dr Claire Quinn, Dr Helen Coskeran, and Dr Stephen Whitfield, on hosting a UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue titled ‘What are resilient African seed systems and how can they be achieved?’

You can find out more details on the Dialogue webpage and view the recording on Glasscubes.
 

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