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Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Slides
29 March 2019
The Accountability Framework initiative: Delivering on ethical supply chain commitments

Presentation by Adrienne Stork, Senior Program Manager, Supply Chain Accountability, Rainforest Alliance,

Gender and equality
Trade and production
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
News Story
28 January 2019
Collaborative selling – building better market access on the existing farmer organizations

Explore an innovative supply chain concept for a direct farmer-retailer connection developed by our Expert Group.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
News Story
23 September 2018
Fighting climate change, one meal at a time

The climate change narrative is overwhelming. It's only natural to want hide from this crisis. How to confront this challenge and contribute to solutions? Look no further than your plate!

Trade and production
Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya
 
News Story
13 September 2018
Market for female farmers: Can a phone app deliver?

Mobile technologies are framed as the future of agricultural development and the solution to many of the current challenges, like access to market and fairer prices. But are they as good as they seem?

Trade and production
 
News Story
12 January 2017
Get a taste of food waste reduction – Uppsala start-up makes restaurants’ surplus food available for purchase

Did you know that during the last few years, Swedish restaurants and grocery stores reduced food loss and waste by 15-35%?

Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
6 December 2016
PhD student position in Sustainability and leakage in beef & soy supply chains in South America

The research associated to this PhD position focuses on understanding the role that agricultural commodity supply chain sustainability initiatives, such as certification schemes, moratoria, voluntary corporate commitments and government regulations, play in reducing the clearance forests and other ecosystems in the tropics.

Trade and production
 
News Story
26 October 2016
Making innovation “shine” in Tanzania

Drones, aquaponics systems, solar power water desalinization, LED-lit farms with optimized photosynthesis and digital soil mapping.  That’s the list of top five innovations in agriculture for 2015. How many of these are applied in Africa?

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
17 March 2016
EAT Foundation is set to bring about sustainable and healthy food systems

Launched on the 17th of March 2016, the EAT Foundation has an ambition to reform the global food system under the vision of “healthy food from a healthy planet”. The initiative is co-funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Stordalen Foundation, who will each invest £3 million in EAT Foundation over the next 3 years.

Trade and production
 
News Story
23 June 2015
Food Losses and Waste in the Context of Sustainable Food Systems: HLPE report in brief

One-third of all edible food produced is lost or wasted each year. The UN’s proposed Sustainable Development Goal 12 aims at a 50% reduction in food waste per capita at the retail and consumer level and also includes general recommendation on reducing food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Publication
23 June 2015
Food Losses and Waste in the Context of Sustainable Food Systems: the HLPE report on the way forward to reduce global food losses and waste

One-third of all edible food produced is lost or wasted each year. The UN’s proposed Sustainable Development Goal 12 aims at a 50% reduction in food waste per capita at the retail and consumer...