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Director of the SDG 2 Advocacy Hub and Food Systems Champion, Paul Newnham discusses the public engagement campaign Good Food For All and the Summit and how more than 150 countries made commitments to transform their food systems.

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The Brian Lehrer Show: Inside the UN's first Food Systems Summit

In this episode of The Brian Lehrer Show, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit, Dr. Agnes Kalibata, talks about the aim of the Food Systems Summit and the tangible successes she sees coming from this historic event.

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The Summit from a youth perspective

Agriculture Extension Specialist Janya Green highlights the inclusive process youth like her played in the Summit, and the importance of the work needed at the local and country levels for sustainable food systems.

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How transforming food systems could unlock a $12 trillion global windfall

Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata writes on how transforming entire food systems around the world offers the solution to the $12 trillion challenge many have not yet realised we are facing.

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Nearly 300 commitments highlights Summit’s inclusive process to accelerate action

Civil society, farmers, youth, Indigenous Peoples, Member States and countless others joined the historic UN Food Systems Summit on September 23. Over 51,000 people tuned in from 193 countries, all ready to tackle global hunger, climate change and biodiversity loss for true food systems transformation.

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2021 Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit and UN Food Systems Summit

The UN Food Systems Summit and the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit are working collaboratively to advance solutions across systems with a mutual recognition that malnutrition in all its forms is one of the biggest challenges we face to ensuring optimal health, resilience, and prosperity for all.

Why do we need sustainable food systems?

UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy Dr. Agnes Kalibata and Mark Fischetti of Scientific American discuss the need for strong food systems to end chronic hunger and malnutrition as well as ways to ensure healthier diets without destroying our planet and its resources.

Food’s a human right, not just ‘a commodity to be traded’: Guterres

Every day, hundreds of millions of people go to bed hungry. Three billion people cannot afford a healthy diet. Two billion are overweight or obese and yet 462 million, are underweight. Nearly a third of all food that is produced, is lost or wasted.

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The Food Systems Summit- A New Deal for People, Planet and Prosperity

Statement by Dr. Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit

Follow the Food: The fight to improve food security

In this episode of BBC’s Follow the Food, The fight to improve food security, Botanist James Wong explores the problems in our modern food system, and speaks with UN Special Envoy Dr. Agnes Kalibata and UNFSS Action Track leader Michelle Nunn on the importance of striving to end food insecurity and global hunger.

Food systems: seven priorities to end hunger and protect the planet

The global food system needs a revamp and science is one lens for making sure that changes are integrated and collectively deliver better outcomes. The Summit is a great opportunity to harness science and technology to improve nutrition, safeguard the environment, and focus on move into setting actions and targets.

This is our time to get food systems right

In this opinion piece for The New Times, author Hailemariam Desalegn writes on the issue of food security in Africa and explains how without increasing resilience through integrated agricultural markets for cost-effective and nutritious foods, the continent’s food value chain will remain broken.

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Eager for Ambition – All Stakeholders Encouraged to Continue Stepping Forward through the Food Systems Summit with Leadership and Bold Action

Statement by Dr. Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit

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Pre-Summit wraps up in Rome

The Pre-Summit featured input not only from governments and multi-lateral organizations, but from farmers, environmental groups, and even youth representatives, who praised their inclusion in the event.

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UN summit seeks to shape a food system fit for the future

Delegates, civil society organizations, and others, came together at the Pre-Summit. Groups ranging from organic farmers to Indigenous Peoples, youth and small businesses called for a central role in decision-making, as well as funding and other support.