GLOPAN launches second foresight report on food systems
The Global Panel for Agriculture and Nutrition have published their second foresight report, urging action to ensure a higher standard of nutrition for a ‘better tomorrow‘. The evidence-based report offers policy solutions to improve the quality of diets using a food systems approach through promoting availability, accessibility, affordability, desirability, and sustainably, healthy diets for all.
The report estimates that 3 billion people globally are currently unable to afford even the cheapest, locally available healthy diets with 11 million dying from nutrition related chronic diseases every year. With Covid-19 having highlighted the fragility of the food system and pushing millions into food poverty, the report makes a number of suggestions for changing the food system.
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