ANFAB Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Australian Native Food and Botanicals (ANFAB), previously operating as ANFIL – Australia Native Food Industry Limited, is the peak national body representing the interests of this rapidly growing sector. ANFAB worked with industry, federal and state governments, and other organisations to determine and prioritise the R&D and market development strategies required to progress the industry, as detailed in this document. The vision? To transform Australia’s native foods and botanicals sector into a globally successful national industry that is culturally inclusive, sustainable, ethical, agile and profitable.

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How to Transform Food Systems: 7 Calls to Action

This document was initially prepared by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food ‘to stimulate an understanding of critical issues related to food systems reform, inform individual member foundations, and guide Global Alliance collective action’. The Alliance has made it publicly available to inspire discussion about sustainable food systems reform.

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Towards a Common Understanding of Sustainable Food Systems: Key approaches, concepts and terms

This report published by a task group of the SFS Programme including the Swiss Government, CIHEAM, FAO, IFOAM – Organics, INRAE, Nestlé, UNEP, UN Nutrition and USDA, aims to ‘promote a common understanding of key approaches, concepts and terms related to sustainable food systems among a broad range of stakeholders, globally, as a ‘foundation for joint problem-solving’.

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Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme

The SFS Programme is a multi-stakeholder partnership focused on catalysing more sustainable patterns of food consumption and production. Its partners collaborate on initiatives ranging from normative, advocacy and policy support activities to research and development projects and implementation activities that address our food systems challenges.

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Light‑altering cover materials and sustainable greenhouse production of vegetables: a review

This paper reviews the studies on advanced greenhouse cover materials with variable light transmittance, the effects of which on leaf photosynthesis, physiology, and yield. It also provides insights into the potential key biological processes of crops responding to these light changes, specifically light receptors, signal transduction, nutrient biosynthesis pathways during fruit development and ripening.

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Food Trends of the Future

In 20 years, will we swap beef for crickets, 3-D print food or grow leafy greens on vertical farms in our cities? And what will changes in our diet mean for Australia’s agrifood sector? CSIRO’s Kate Langford looks at the trends and reports on key trends in food production and consumer dietary preferences.

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