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The UN Food Systems Summit: kickstarting a decade of delivery for food systems transformation 

The UN Food Systems Summit: kickstarting a decade of delivery for food systems transformation  The Food…

Policy briefs and discussion papers

Sub Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Food Systems and COVID-19: Emerging Evidence

Written by FOLU and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), the paper summarises an emerging framework and evidence on the impacts of COVID-19 on SSA food systems, as well as a way forward.

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Rethinking production and consumption to ensure sustainable development. 

Here you can listen to various sessions covered during the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF)…

Five ways to ensure gender sensitive policies in the wake of the pandemic.

Strengthening Food Systems’ Resilience to COVID-19:

Initial Lessons from FOLU Countries’ Responses to the Global Pandemic

This paper showcases learnings from FOLU’s five core countries, offers a food system resilience framework and provokes discussion on its application. It encourages country teams, partners and related organisations to identify areas where they could work and support.

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Join FOLU Colombia and others for a discussion in Spanish on the science, technology and innovation needed to transform food systems in Latin America. Contact [email protected] for more information/to register

Un Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue. Please get in touch if interested to participate. 

The Future of Nature and Business Policy Companion:

Recommendations for policy-makers to reset towards a new nature economy

This paper by the World Economic Forum (WEF), in collaboration with SYSTEMIQ, outlines how finance ministers can kick-start a nature-positive economy programme that creates jobs and builds resilience by reducing risks to food security, public health, and climate. As governments look to stimulate their economies amid the fragility exposed by COVID-19, they must seize the moment to integrate nature into policy – to support businesses to act now and to protect nature. This and other papers supported by FOLU partners are contributing to an important and growing body of work around a nature-positive economy, with an aim to influence stimulus recovery packages.

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How to build a carbon neutral economy for the United States by 2050 By Gordon McCord, Associate Teaching Professor and Associate Dean, School Of Global Policy And Strategy, University Of...
India's COVID-19 crisis is everyone's crisis By Morgan Gillespy, Program Director of the Food and Land Use Coalition We are over a year into a global pandemic that has upended the world...

FOLU Colombia presents a New Food and Land Use Economy for the region of Antioquia….

Nature for Net Zero:

consultation document on the need to raise corporate ambition towards naturebased net-zero emissions

A new consultation document, Nature for Net-Zero, by the Food and Land Use Coalition sets out the actions needed to protect and restore nature to help limit global warming to 1.5°C for people and planet – raising nature-based net-zero ambition.

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This paper presents a global assessment of the economic, environmental, and social benefits of directing…

CO2 from forest fires have the same climate cost as that from burning fossil fuels,…

Viktoria de Bourbon de Parme of the World Benchmarking Alliance says greater transparency about the…