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Health and nutrition
 
Event
26 October 2022
KSLA: Plant Breeding – The key to food security and improved foods

In honour of the 2022 Bertebos Prize Laureate, Professor Rodomiro Ortiz, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA) and the Bertebos Foundation arrange this conference on...

Food Systems
Trade and production
 
Blog Post
8 June 2022
Profound impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Livestock Systems and Food Security

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on small livestock producers in low-income countries and worsened food insecurity. Assem Abu Hatab, Lena Krautscheid and Sofia Boqvist,...

Food Systems
 
Blog Post
16 May 2022
Conflicts threaten food security and biodiversity. How can we overcome these challenges?

The consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on food security and biodiversity go beyond the countries’ borders. The prices of food and other essential agricultural commodities skyrocket...

Food Systems
 
News Story
12 April 2022
Participate in the HLPE eConsultation on the scope of the 18th report and Call for experts

The CFS High Level Panel of Expert (HLPE) is inviting you to share your views and comments on the scope of its upcoming 18th report "Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition".

Food Systems
 
News Story
5 April 2022
The war risks increasing world hunger

The war in Ukraine is sending shockwaves around the world, reports the Swedish magazine Syre. One of all the effects is sky-high wheat prices and extremely high prices for fertilizers. Ukraine is...

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
14 February 2022
The interlinkages between sustainable food supply and soil health

Soil is the foundation of food production and provides vital ecosystem services. Catch up with the discussions at the five-day Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) which called attention to the challenges we face regarding soil and land use.

Health and nutrition
Agriculture
Food Security and Nutrition
Food systems
 
Event
24 January 2022
Global Forum on Food and Agriculture (GFFA)

The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference on central issues of vital importance for global agricultural and food policies. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that...

Food Systems
Gender and equality
Food systems
 
News Story
28 October 2021
Delving into the Right to Food

This article provides insights into the right to food as a concept, its definition, as well as what it does entail but also does not consider.

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
16 July 2021
2021 World Food Prize Winner: Dr. Haraksingh Thilsted

The 2021 World Food prize winner was announced on May 11 as the nutritionist Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a native of Trinidad and Tobago and a citizen of Denmark. She works as Global Lead...

Food Systems
Food systems
 
News Story
17 June 2021
Boost nature positive food production – for people and planet

How can we boost nature positive food production? This article highlights key takeaways from Sweden's third global food systems dialogue.