Food consumption

Prepare for the Nobel Week Dialogue with SIANI Youth

Ahead of the Nobel Week Dialogue on the Future of Food, we give you some practical tips of how to get the most out of the event whether you’ll be able to join in person or not.

What is on the menu? The New Nordic Diet

A healthy diet is a sustainable diet and the New Nordic Diet may just be the answer to some of the world’s food ills, according to experts in public health nutrition.

From farm to fork: sustainability every step of the way

"Sustainable, healthy diets are good for people and good for the planet"

For me, that was the key message of the side event I attended this week on “Ensuring nutritious diets in a climate constrained world”, during the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). 

Setting the Table for Urban Food Policy

I love food. I love cities. But it was only recently that I realized how interconnected these two things truly are.

Tuesday’s Side Event, “Urban Food Policies and their Role in Sustainable Food Systems,” at the United Nations Committee for World Food Security (CFS) in Rome, highlighted the importance of cities in the creation of healthy, viable food systems.

Pumpkin Madness Or Global Food Security Conference in a Harvest Setting

Melinda Fones Sundell blog from the 2nd Global Food Security Conference in Cornell.


What’s New in the World of Food Security?

I arrived in Addis Ababa the day before the conference, along with the first swarm of desert locusts ever sighted in this city.  Could this be a harbinger of things to come?

What’s New in the World of Food Security?

Den hållbara maten - butiken i fokus

Photo credit: humansinvent.com

Hur har utbudet av varor bestämts? Vad gör man av all mat som hinner passera bäst före datum innan den säljs? Hur mycket energi går åt att kyla alla varor och hur har de transporterats till butiken?

Den hållbara maten – konsumenten i fokus

Photo: UCLA

Genom att välja bort resursintensiva livsmedel såsom nötkött kan man ta mindre vatten och mark i anspråk samt minska utsläppet av växthusgaser. Men lika viktigt som att välja rätt typ av livsmedel är att fundera över hur maten har producerats. Vilken odlingsmetod som används kan ha avgörande effekt på miljön.