Uluguru Spice Project (USP) [AFFILIATED]

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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...

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Investments for Healthy Food Systems

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

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‘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...

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Social Innovation: Transnational Seed Exchange Networks...

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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...

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Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

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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...

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The Organic Food System Program (OFSP): Organic food...

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The Organic Food System Program (OFSP) is conceived as a holistic global food system approach to production and consumption patterns. The scope is to identify, understand and describe transformation processes towards sustainable food systems and make lessons l...

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Setting the Table for our Children – Improving...

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‘Setting the Table for our Children’ envisions a future in which sustainable and healthy food is affordable and attainable to all. It proposes to bring down the tremendous obvious and hidden economic, health, social and environmental costs of current food...

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Sustainable and healthy gastronomy as a key driver for...

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Much of the agri-food diversity in the global tropics has disappeared from production systems due to consumption patterns changing. This is partially because of lack information and knowledge about it nutritional characteristics, the adoption of unsustainable...

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Sustainability along all value chains: identifying and...

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Sustainable Food Systems hold the possibility of reorganizing relationships between producers. The purpose of this Core Initiative is to map, through multi-actor participatory approaches, the markets that contribute to creating sustainable food systems and to...

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New products based on cereals and pseudocereals from...

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This project is set up towards emerging strategic direction in the development of agriculture and food production that supports sustainable development is organic farming. The basic aim of the project is to create an assortment of new bakery and confectionery...

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Food For Life — A global awareness raising campaign...

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The project develops and implements a global communications campaign for food from truly sustainable systems, supported by a critical mass of organisations that endorse this vision.
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Establish Low Carbon Consumption and Production in...

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The project supports national governments in their development of NAMAs or related mitigation strategies in the agricultural, forestry or related sectors. Companies are encouraged to implement sustainable business models. Consumer awareness at the national lev...

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