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Mariam Almheiri
19/12/2023

The UN Food Systems Coordination Hub collaborates with the COP28 Presidency to advance sustainable food systems and support national efforts towards the SDGs and Paris Agreement targets.

Bangkok
18/12/2023
South Asian countries join together to empower and collaborate for sustainable agrifood systems transformation.
Youth Leadership
15/12/2023
Are you an early career professional passionate about driving positive change in food systems? Join our exciting new leadership program designed to accelerate food systems solutions in the Global South. Apply before January 15, 2024, and be part of the next generation of food systems leaders!
Climate Action and Food Systems
06/12/2023

National Convenors explore the crucial intersection of food systems transformation and climate action, providing valuable input for the development of a new Convergence Initiative.

COP28 declaration on agriculture, food and climate action
04/12/2023
The COP28 Presidency has garnered support from 134 world leaders for its groundbreaking agriculture, food, and climate action declaration, accompanied by over USD$2.5 billion in funding for food security and climate change initiatives. This declaration, endorsed by countries representing over 5.7 billion people, emphasizes the vital role in transforming food systems to combat climate change, reduce emissions, and address global hunger, aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Second Commitee
22/11/2023
At its seventy-eighth session, the Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly adopted multiple resolutions where Member States reaffirm the importance of the UN Food Systems Summit process and look forward to the upcoming UNFSS+4 Stocktaking in 2025.
Agrifood Innovation Finance Debate
17/11/2023
Bringing together SMEs and investors, the Agrifood Innovation Finance Debate will explore the financing hurdles and opportunities for agrifood systems innovators looking to revolutionize local food systems across Africa and Asia.
Nepal Thumbnail
15/11/2023

We turn our attention to Nepal's collaborative journey in localizing its national food systems transformation pathway across five municipalities, leveraging the Hub’s support. 

Science Festival 3
10/11/2023
CIRAD, INRAE, IRD and France's Permanent Representation to the United Nations in Rome are co-organizing the third edition of the International Science Festival: agriculture - food - environment on November 22 from 1 pm to 3:30 pm.
27/10/2023
The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) has developed a compilation of applicable technologies to support the establishment of sustainable food systems in the Asia-Monsoon region. 
24/10/2023

Just six crops account for 75 per cent of the world’s plant-derived energy intake. These underused foods could help to end malnutrition. 

Op-ed published in The Telegraph by Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, Chair of the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub Science Advisory Committee, and Ismahane Elouafi, Chief scientist at FAO.

FSS Webinar on Systems Thinking
05/10/2023

A high-level panel of experts explores how systems thinking can accelerate progress for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub's Webinar Series. 

Forestry Survey
29/09/2023

Would you like to contribute to the Needs Assessment and Engagement Survey - Assessing needs and opportunities for promoting forest positive agriculture and sustainable food systems? Participate before the deadline of October 5, 2023.

The Forests and Food Systems (FFS) Coalition is undertaking a survey to identify gaps and needs of selected stakeholders to decouple agricultural supply chains from deforestation as well as key steps and actions the Coalition could take in 2024-2025/onwards to fine tune its support to public and private stakeholders working in forestry, agriculture, and trade, on this endeavor.

UNFSS+2 Science Leadership Dialogue
04/08/2023

UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment gave recognition to the importance of using science, technology and innovation approaches as evidence-based guides to shape national and sub-national food systems transformation.

COP28-Food Systems Hub
28/07/2023

A new strategic partnership will elevate the role of food systems as one of the most impactful accelerators of the SDGs and a critical area for Climate Action. 

SG CTA
26/07/2023

To accelerate food systems transformation as a key driver to achieve the 2030 Agenda, the UN Secretary-General issued a Call to Action at the UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment. View the Call to Action.

DSG
26/07/2023

UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment wraps up with a Call to Action for Accelerated Food Systems Transformation.

UNSG Report UNFSS+2
24/07/2023
The official Report of the UN Secretary-General: "Progress on food systems transformation since the UN Food Systems Summit 2021" is now available. This report presents a valuable resource for understanding the ongoing efforts and opportunities for further improvement in achieving sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems worldwide.
UNSG Report UNFSS+2
24/07/2023
The official Report of the UN Secretary-General: "Progress on food systems transformation since the UN Food Systems Summit 2021" is now available. This report presents a valuable resource for understanding the ongoing efforts and opportunities for further improvement in achieving sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems worldwide.
24/07/2023

Projections show that by 2030, approximately 600 million people will be chronically undernourished, posing significant challenges to achieve zero hunger.