In the lead-up to its inaugural Food Systems Summit, scheduled for September 2021, the United Nations is shining a spotlight on developing more resilient, sustainable and equitable global food systems – reinforcing and providing high-level endorsement of the Future Food Systems CRC’s mission.
Canberra Region Food Collaborative and Regional Development Australia ACT are seeking input from local food-industry stakeholders to help structure sustainable, self-sufficient, supportive food systems for the nation’s capital.
Charles Darwin University’s Dr Carla Eisemberg has netted a 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for research she hopes will be used to improve Indigenous nutrition and inspire sustainable turtle-meat harvesting in remote communities.
Rebuilding the global economy in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic offers us the chance to revamp our dysfunctional food systems, making them more resilient, sustainable, healthy and equitable, say three IMF bloggers.
In an increasingly uncertain world, it’s important to be food self-sufficient. But if an Australian food-manufacturing revival is to succeed, we need to be smart about what we make and how we make it, says Ian Neubauer in The Farmer.
Australia-based crop scientist Oula Ghannoum discusses how tech-enabled protected cropping can boost food-supply-chain resilience – right now, and in a post-pandemic world.
The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) believes the road to recovery post-pandemic ‘begins in the bush’ and outlines a multi-pronged plan of action in its Get Australia Growing document, launched on 14 July 2020.
Feeding a post-pandemic world without destroying it requires rethinking our food production systems, re-evaluating the economics of overconsumption and facing up to the real costs of food waste, contends GIFT CEO Chandran Nair.