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By becoming a #FoodSystemsHero, you are joining the global movement for safe, accessible, sustainable and equitable food systems - and making a commitment to learn, share, gather and act for food systems transformation.
Before the pandemic, school feeding was the most extensive social safety net globally, with one in every two schoolchildren receiving school meals every day from national programmes. In April 2020, 50 million children lost access to school meals due to school closures. The stakes couldn’t be higher as many children, especially girls, risk never returning to the classroom. The ensuing crisis has highlighted the need to reshape food systems to build back more resilient and inclusive, environmentally sustainable, and economically vibrant communities. School feeding can be part of this process.
This live online forum saw representatives from the Action Tracks and Summit Dialogues share progress, ideas to date and next steps. The discussion provided an opportunity to touch on emerging recommendations and ideas of building coalitions, identify gaps, and other areas of concern. Watch the Forum >>
In the 2021 Global Food Policy Report, IFPRI researchers and experts explore the impacts of the pandemic and government policy responses to date, particularly for the poor and disadvantaged, and consider what it all means for transforming our food systems to be healthy, resilient, efficient, sustainable, and inclusive. At this launch event, speakers will share evidence on the impact of COVID-19, and discuss the way forward for food systems transformation. Join UNFSS at this event from 09:30 EDT.
The 2021 World Food Summit - Better Food for More People, will focus on how to establish pathways for game-changing innovations necessary for sustainable food system transformations. This Summit is a platform for key policymakers, academia, business and civil society leaders to contribute to the success of the forthcoming UN Food Systems Summit by providing input and showcasing examples that can lead to game-changing pathways.
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! By taking part in the third Action Track 2 Public Forum you will have the opportunity to hear how three work streams are advancing their work on Food Environments, Food Demand, and Food Waste. You can then contribute to the Forum by sharing your ideas and feedback on the Action Track's emerging game-changing propositions to transform our food systems; and whether you see major gaps, and other areas and opportunities to be considered. Join us from 15:00 CEST. Languages: EN, FR, ES.