The open-access book, Science and Innovations for Food Systems Transformations, focuses on the just, equitable, and sustainable transformation of food systems within the context of the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) and UNFSS + 2. The volume has resonated widely, with over one million clicks since its publication.

In a context of growing hunger and accelerating climate and biodiversity crises, the 300-member Agroecology Coalition launched an ambitious strategy to rapidly accelerate the transition to sustainable agroecological food systems by 2030 at an event hosted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and attended by pioneering governments, international agencies, scientific groups, and civil society organizations.

On 12 July, the Hub, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the European Union, and South Africa will convene a side event at the UN Headquarters in New York. This event, “The catalytic role of policy integration and inclusive governance for food systems transformation and SDG acceleration”, will occur in Conference Room 9 from 13:15 to 14:30 (held in New York time).


A one-of-a-kind partnership between UN entities, institutional representatives of the private sector and global think tanks from civil society has launched a comprehensive roadmap to develop a corporate accountability framework for food systems transformation. This initiative aims to foster collaborative efforts and strengthen sustainable practices across the food sector. By leveraging the combined expertise of many partners, the roadmap seeks to support efforts to enhance transparency, drive science-based solutions, and promote equitable food systems transformation, ultimately contributing to the SDGs and benefiting both people and the planet.


Register for the upcoming webinar on Gender transformative approaches for inclusive agrifood systems: Towards the 2025 UN Food Systems Stocktaking Moment, happening online on Tuesday, June 18th at 3:00 PM (CET).

This event will provide a platform for stakeholders to share good practices stemming from experiences at the country-level, promote dialogue and raise awareness on how these approaches support inclusive agrifood systems interventions and policies.

If you have a passion for journalism and communication and a vision for food systems change, this is your chance to make a difference. The UN Food Systems Coordination Hub is seeking a Senior Advocacy Specialist to guide its public advocacy strategy and generate compelling content that showcases the impact and achievements of the Hub and its stakeholders. You will also play a key role in preparing for the 2nd UN Food Systems Summit stocktaking moment in 2025. Don't miss this opportunity, apply today!

Join the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Department of Nutrition and Food Safety (NFS) for the launch of a new WHO guideline on fiscal policies to promote healthy diets on 14 June 2024 from 13.00-14.30 (CEST). This new tool will support countries in developing enabling food environments to promote healthy diets and reduce malnutrition in all its forms.

The study, “Cost of Ending Hunger—Consequences of Complacency and Financial Needs for SDG2 Achievement,” has shed light on the true cost of the COVID-19 pandemic and other recent unprecedented disruptions, like the war in Ukraine and the climate change-induced impacts devastating the Horn of Africa and South Asia, on attaining food security.

Discover the new Work Plan and see how the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub is advancing its mission to support countries in achieving sustainable food systems through five dynamic coordination clusters.

Activities cover April 2024 to March 2026 and will be strategically coordinated at both global and regional levels to move the needle toward a tipping point where transformative change is widespread across countries.

The World Health Organization (WHO) invites Member States, the private sector, civil society, academia, and interested individuals to participate in an online consultation on the 2025-2030 maternal, infant, and young child nutrition targets. This consultation, open until 21 June 2024, seeks feedback on proposed outcome and process indicators to shape future nutrition policies.
The UN Food Systems Coordination Hub concluded its third Youth Leadership Program workshop in Santiago, Chile, where 25 young leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean came together to enhance their skills in building sustainable food systems.

In Bangkok, Thailand, the second workshop of our Food Systems Youth Leadership Program convened young leaders from across Asia and the Pacific, equipping them with the skills to transform global food systems amidst pressing environmental and socio-economic challenges.

At the 10th African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub, in collaboration with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), organized two meetings with National Convenors that focused on sharing experiences and insights on food systems transformation efforts across the region.
Discover how global initiatives are reshaping our food systems in the UN Secretary-General’s advanced unedited report, "From Summits to Systemic Change: Progress in Food Systems Transformation Since UNFSS+2," prepared for the 2024 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
The UN Food Systems Coordination Hub, in partnership with ESCAP and the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, convened approximately 100 experts to assess progress and share knowledge on transforming food systems across the Asia-Pacific region.
Following its launch at COP28, the Convergence Initiative gathers momentum as National Convenors and stakeholders contribute innovative ideas to drive forward the synergistic transformation of food systems and climate action.
The inaugural workshop of the Hub's Youth Leadership Program took place in Accra, Ghana, bringing together nearly 30 young leaders from across Africa to foster skills in leadership, science, and policy advocacy for sustainable food systems.
Highlights from the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Sustainable Development Forum 2024: Collaborative efforts in the LAC region accelerate progress on food systems transformation.

Open call to participate in an e-consultation on the draft "Guidance on strengthening national science-policy interfaces for agrifood systems," developed by the FAO Chief Scientist Office. Aligned with the FAO Science and Innovation Strategy, the guidance is intended to be a tool to facilitate reflection about advancing an SPI, its possible scope and mandate, and launch a learning process around SPIs. It could be considered at the country level in a process to strengthen existing, or establish new, agrifood system SPIs. Your feedback will help further elaborate and refine this draft guidance. Submit your comments by 8 May 2024.

At the 2024 Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region, the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub, in collaboration with the UN Issue-based Coalition on Sustainable Food Systems, convened two pivotal events dedicated to advancing the transformation of food systems within Europe and Central Asia.