An open letter to the European Commission President

IPES-Food among 36 organizations to call for an EU food policy and Vice President for Food


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Common Food Policy Vision for EU Unveiled

IPES-Food launches a report based on 3 years of participatory research involving +400 farmers, food entrepreneurs, civil society activists, scientists, and policy makers.

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Seven Case Studies of Agroecological Transition

New IPES-Food report provides concrete examples of communities breaking away from industrial agriculture.

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REPORT | Towards a Common Food Policy for the EU


This report argues for a Common Food Policy for the European Union: a policy setting a direction of travel for the whole food system, bringing together the various sectoral policies that affect food production, processing, distribution, and consumption, and refocusing all actions on the transition to sustainability.

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February 2019 | EU

VIDEO | How we can change our food systems: Integrated Food Policy

Public policies are failing to respond to the challenges in food systems. Integrated food policy making can bring a range of poorly aligned policies (agriculture, trade, environment, development, food safety…) under one roof, to refocus them on clear and consistent objectives, and to drive a transition to sustainability.

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February 2019 | West Africa

NEWS | L'agriculture africaine doit radicalement changer de modèle

IPES-Food Panel Member Emile Frison and Christine Frison argue for a new model of agriculture for Africa. Featured in Les Echos. 

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October 2018 | Agroecology

REPORT | Seven Case Studies of Agroecological Transition

This report describes seven case studies of agroecological transition to draw insights on how the lock-ins of industrial food systems can be overcome, where the key leverage points for transition are located, and how transition towards sustainable food and farming systems can be best supported.

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October 2018 | Agroecology

MEDIA | COAG26 side event: Agroecology - a key strategy to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (COAG26)

Agroecology and the SDGs: An overview will be carried out of the latest research in Agroecology, followed by a presentation of FAO Scaling Up Agroecology Initiative.

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The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together a diversity of expert voices to shape policy debates on how to reform food systems around the world. 

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