This article by Thomson Reuters writes on the Food Systems Pre-Summit and highlights how the Summit aims to curb environmental damage, hunger, food waste, and climate-heating emissions from agriculture.

How can we do things differently is the question the Pre-Summit hoped to address as delegates, civil society organizations, and others, came together last week. At the Pre-Summit in Rome, 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. Officials and researchers say one of the key goals of the first Food Systems Summit is to put the issue firmly on the global political agenda.

At the UN Food Systems Summit leaders will discuss how to shift to greener, healthier, and fairer food systems, and how to fund and implement policies and measures to do this at national and local levels.

 

Read the full article by Thomas Reuters here.