Sustainable Food Systems
The 3rd Global Conference of the One Planet network Sustainable Food Systems Programme
Online due to COVID-19. The 3rd Global Conference of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme took place between 25th November and 3rd December, 2020, in virtual format, highlighting the dire situation of our global food systems, which are one of the key drivers of emerging zoonotic diseases with pandemic potential such as COVID-19. The purpose of this 3rd global conference was to define actions to make food environments more conducive to sustainable and healthy diets, strengthen a common vision to make multi-stakeholder collaboration a reality, and raise the political importance of sustainable food systems among public and private sector leaders.
The 2nd Global Conference of the One Planet network Sustainable Food Systems Programme
San José, Costa Rica, 5-7 February 2019. The 2nd Global Conference of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme took place between 5-7 February 2019 hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica in San José, Costa Rica, convening over 200 actors from the SFS Programme and beyond. The purpose of the conference was to strengthen strategic multi-stakeholder partnerships with key food system actors and donors, provide recommendations, and stimulate higher levels of investments and political commitment for the transition to sustainable food systems.
The 1st Global Conference of the One Planet network Sustainable Food Systems Programme
Pretoria, South Africa, 24 June 2017. The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme held its first global conference on 21-23 June, 2017, in Pretoria, South Africa, driven by the urgency of the challenges that we face in our food systems and by the pressing need for support to deploy systems-based solutions provided by the Programme’s vast network of partners. The aim of the conference was to provide a dialogue platform to consolidate collaborative initiatives, jump-start new alliances, and empower organisations in the effort to accelerate the shift in food systems.