REPORT | A Long Food Movement: Transforming Food Systems by 2045

IPES-Food and ETC Group map out two very different futures for food systems, people and planet. What do the next 25 years look like under 'agribusiness-as-usual'? More environmental degradation and biodiversity collapse? Or do civil society and social movements reclaim the initiative? We imagine what a 'Long Food Movement' could achieve by 2045 if these movements succeed in collaborating more closely than ever – to transform financial flows, governance structures and food systems from the ground up.

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NEWS | IPES-Food welcomes new Panel members

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems is honoured to welcome four new experts to the Panel, adding to an already strong field of multi-disciplinary, high-level experts from across the world.

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COP26 | The Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration

In the lead up to COP26, IPES-Food, Nourish Scotland and partners launched the 'Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration' on 14 December, 2020: A commitment by subnational governments to tackle the climate emergency through integrated food policies and a call on national governments to act.

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SPECIAL REPORT | COVID-19 and the Crisis in Food Systems

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) has taken stock of the global pandemic, with a special report on COVID-19 and the crisis in food systems. 

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REPORT | Money Flows: what is holding back investment in agroecological research for Africa?

In collaboration with Biovision and IDS, IPES-Food analyses the financial flows in food system research that go to sub-Saharan Africa. Our new data shows that only a fraction of agricultural research funding in Africa is being used to move food and farming systems towards greater sustainability.

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VIDEO | Sustainable trade for sustainable food systems

To get to sustainable food systems, we need sustainable tarde. Trade itself is not the problem, but when we put it above everything else, we compromise society's long-term interests, and undermine our chances of meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.

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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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