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Global Food System

A recently launched report has called for practical steps to be taken to begin a process of food systems transition to protect human and planetary health.

The report dubbed Future Food Systems: For people, our planet, and prosperity by the  Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition calls for urgent action, by leaders and decision-makers across the world, to transform food systems so that they deliver sustainable, healthy diets to all.

This report distils the latest scientific and policy expertise in transforming food systems. It spells out who needs to do what in governments, the private sector, development partners, civil society, and citizens, so everyone has access to available and affordable healthy diets, that are desirable and delivered sustainably, within planetary boundaries. The report is aimed primarily at decision-makers in low- and middle-income countries, but they alone cannot turn global challenges around. In a highly …