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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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 recommendation on investment, Recommendation 17: Encourage governments, United Nations agencies, programmes and funds, the World Trade Organization and other international organizations to identify opportunities to achieve global food and nutrition targets, through trade and investment policies.
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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 the context of the SDGs and the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition.
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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 concept of ‘Sustainable Nutrition’ analyses the food supply chain at all stages from input-production and primary production to processing, distribution, preparation, consumption and waste disposal. It includes seven action-oriented principles.
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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 from a local, national and global perspective. It raises awareness of the need of a transformation of society towards sustainable nutrition and finally lifestyles. We introduce our concept of a “Sustainable Nutrition“, also known as “Wholesome Nut
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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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Sustainable value chains for sustainable food systems:...

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Proceedings report of a Workshop organised by FAO together with UNEP and with the support of Switzerland on Sustainable Value Chains for Sustainable Food Systems. The workshop built upon two previous workshops towards implementation of the 10YFP Sustainable Food Systems Programme by stimulating concrete partnerships between 10YFP SFS Programme partners as well as further interested participating organizations. The workshop aims at better framing the notion of “sustainable value chain”
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