Sustainable Food Systems – What’s in it for...

picto-initiative

This core initiative will put food producers at the center and increase understanding of the adoption barriers they face when transitioning to more sustainable production practices. It will improve coordination of incentives to help overcome them, across agri...

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Delivering SDG Target 12.3 on Food Loss and Waste...

picto-initiative

This project proposal seeks to take stock of the current state of knowledge and on-going methodological activities, share approaches and promote harmonization of Food Loss and Waste measurement around SDG 12.3. UN Environment and FAO, together with collaborati...

UN Environment, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Social Innovation: Transnational Seed Exchange Networks...

picto-initiative

By looking at how social innovation happens in seed exchange networks, we study how networks form against the increasing spread of input-intensive industrial agriculture, and the disempowerment and economic and cultural poverty that resulted from it, and how t...

Environmental Social Science Research Group
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

picto-resource

Our publication “Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet“, published in Proceedings of the Nutrition Society in August 2016, addresses environmental, economic, social, health and cultural impacts of our dietary habits and our food system fro...

Dr. Karl von Koerber, Nadine Bader, Prof. Dr. Claus Leitzmann, www.nachhaltigeernaehrung.de
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Online-video-course “Sustainability and Nutrition“

picto-initiative

The online-video-course “Sustainability and Nutrition“ (in German language) addresses environmental, economic, social, health and cultural impacts of our dietary habits and our food system from a local, national and global perspective. It raises awareness...

Working Group Sustainable Nutrition
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

picto-resource

‘Wholesome Nutrition’ is a concept of sustainable nutrition that was developed at the University of Giessen in the 1980s. In this concept, health and the ecologic, economic, social and cultural dimensions of nutrition are equally important. The present co...

Karl von Koerber, Nadine Bader, Claus Leitzmann
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Food for Us: Capacity building through research, and...

picto-initiative

This project involves the development and trial of a mobile phone application to trade surplus food from farms and develop a community of practice around the issue of food waste through transformative learning. Phase 1 of the project (funded by the UN's One Pl...

Environmental Learning Research Centre (ELRC), Rhodes University
Consumer Information for SCP Consumer Information for SCP
Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Sustainable Lifestyles and Education
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition and leave no...

picto-resource

The paper aims to present the centrality of nutrition in the current sustainable development agenda. It provides an overview of the numerous and inter-related nutrition targets that have been agreed upon by intergovernmental bodies, placing these targets in th...

UNSCN
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Investments for Healthy Food Systems

picto-resource

In the ICN2 Rome Declaration Commitment 15, Member States committed to ‘increase investments for effective interventions and actions to improve people's diets and nutrition, including in emergency situations'. The Framework for Action includes one recommenda...

UNSCN
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Impact Assessment of Policies to support Healthy Food...

picto-resource

Outcomes and processes for accountability are sorely needed for assessing the impact of food systems policies on nutrition. The Framework for Action includes an adopted set of recommendations on actions ensuring that food systems become more sustainable and pr...

UNSCN
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Uluguru Spice Project (USP) [AFFILIATED]

picto-initiative

The Uluguru Spice Project (USP) is based in the Uluguru Mountains in Morogoro District, Tanzania. Its goal is that small-scale farmers benefit from organic spice farming, processing and marketing which reduces poverty, increases farm productivity, increases cl...

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE TANZANIA (SAT)
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Industrial Retrofit Program [AFFILIATED]

picto-initiative
The Industrial Retrofit Program (PRI) is an instrument of the national environmental policy of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, that promotes the shift to sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable de la Nación
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

National Program to Reduce Food Loss and Waste...

picto-initiative

The National Programme to Reduce Food Loss and Waste aims to coordinate, suggest and implement public policies in order to understand the causes and the effects of food losses and waste. It proposes an agreement to find better strategies with stakeholders of p...

Ministerio de Agroindustria de la Nación (Argentina)
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

MATE: Market access and territorial empowerment...

picto-initiative

The MATE (Market access and territorial empowerment) project aims to work with rural communities within the Atlantic Forest Ecoregion of Paraguay to improve the livelihoods and quality of life of the rural poor, and to increase the communities’ resilience t...

WWF Paraguay
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme

Resource Smart Food Initiative [AFFILIATED]

picto-initiative

The initiative includes multiple points of intervention in the food system: addressing food waste in the full value chain; investigating socio-technological innovations in the production landscape; private sector engagement around sustainable diets; a policy r...

WWF-South Africa
Sustainable Food Systems Programme Sustainable Food Systems Programme