Agrinatura Position on Research and Innovation in Food Systems

A contribution to the dialogues preparing the UN Food Systems Summit. Agrinatura has published the position paper “Agrinatura Position on Research and Innovation in Food Systems, a contribution to the dialogues preparing the UN Food Systems Summit.” Malnutrition,...

We must ‘mend our ways drastically’ to save the planet

We must stop waging war on nature and “make peace” with it if we want to avoid cataclysmic environmental harm to the planet. We’ll need to tackle climate change, reduce appalling levels of air and water pollution, and protect and restore biodiversity. This is...

Survival of the greenest: businesses must reduce their footprint

Companies that ignore their impact on the environment don’t just alienate customers and turn off investors. Ultimately, says a new business brief from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), they face “existential challenges”. The GEO for...

The Sahelian Great Green Wall: start with local solutions

On 11 January at the One Planet Summit, President Macron of France announced US$14 billion dollars of funding for the Sahelian ‘Great Green Wall’. Stretching across 8,000kms and 100 million hectares, the ‘advancing deserts’ of the Sahara are...

The fruits of knowledge co-creation in multi-stakeholder platforms

Food security, climate change and environmental degradation are global challenges that require joint action by multiple organizations. That is why several donors stimulate multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs). What is known about these platforms? Do they achieve what...