As thousands congregate in Iowa for the 2023 Borlaug Dialogue to search for ways to end global hunger and celebrate this year’s World Food Prize Laureate, his words ring truer than ever.
Last week, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s presented its new 5-year strategy which aims to amplify the growing urgency and awareness of the importance of transforming our food systems to tackle both human development and planetary needs.
We are delighted to announce that in the first New Year’s Honours List of King Charles III, Dr Lawrence Haddad has been made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George for "services to International Nutrition, Food and Agriculture".
G7 Development Minister’s communique and the Chair’s Summary – Session 5: "Response to Multiple Crises on the African Continent – focusing on Food Security". The Zero Hunger Coalition and Private Sector Pledge have received strong support from the Communiqué 'Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in times of multiple crises' issued on 19 May 2022 by the G7 Development Ministers.
Our Executive Director Lawrence spoke to the Politico Global Insider podcast on what can be done to reallocate food and change farming incentives, and why he believes in telling consumers the “true price” of food.
The war in Ukraine is a catastrophe for that country and for the world. The loss of food production and exports from Ukraine (and to some extent Russia) will push world food prices up as the lack of supply fails to meet demand. High energy prices due to the loss of production, trade and the sanctions imposed will do the same, making food production, distribution and preparation more costly. Higher food and fuel prices will lower people’s income for other necessities such as clean water, sanitation and health care.
Over the holiday period the nutrition community - and the world - lost a powerful champion: Dr. Ferew Lemma. This is our abiding memory of Ferew: calm in a crisis, but passionate about improving people’s lives; still when listening, but restless to find solutions; quiet in meetings, but forceful when it comes to implementing decisions.
Transforming agri-food systems is the high road to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and a rigorous, science-based monitoring framework is needed to steer the process and keep all stakeholders accountable, a consortium of experts say in a new "viewpoint" published in the Food Policy journal.
Submission to the UN Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) Commitment Registry – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UN FSS), taking place on September 23, 2021, marks a key milestone on the journey towards food systems transformation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Today, 42 companies have pledged a promising USD 345 million to contribute to ending global hunger as part of a new initiative led by key international organizations. The Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge is a game-changing solution emerging from the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) Action Tracks.