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Beacons of Hope Webinar

On 22 October 2019 we hosted a webinar with the research team lead and Beacons of Hope Hivos and SEKEM. To view a recording of the webinar, register here.

Informing Action

Transformative change is needed. Food systems reform requires that we craft new and better solutions at all scales through a systems-level approach and deep collaboration between farmers and food systems workers, Indigenous Peoples, government and policymakers, philanthropy, researchers, grassroots movements, and the private sector.

For current and future generations, this is a shared responsibility upon which we, as a global community, simply must act to better understand the impacts of food systems, address the most harmful practices, and find new positive pathways forward, together.

We need to do things differently. Food systems are a significant factor in the creation of these daunting challenges and — importantly — they can provide pathways to the solutions.

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The Global Alliance for the Future of Food is a strategic alliance of philanthropic foundations working together and with others to transform global food systems now and for future generations. As the Global Alliance, we aim to: 1) forge new insights and strengthen evidence for global systems change; 2) convene key food systems actors, facilitate meaningful dialogue, and strengthen interconnections; and 3) stimulate local and global action and interaction for transformational change to realize healthy, equitable, renewable, resilient, interconnected, and culturally diverse food and agriculture systems shaped by people, communities, and their institutions. Stay informed by signing up for our newsletter.

Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, politically independent foundation based in Zürich, Switzerland. The foundation supports the dissemination and application of sustainable ecological approaches to alleviate poverty and improve food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to field projects with African partner organizations, Biovision is fostering policy dialogue and science-based, integrated policy planning for the sustainability of food systems at national (i.e., in Senegal and Kenya) and international levels (i.e., Agenda 2030 [SDG 2], UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and Committee on World Food Security). Biovision is also the co-host of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Switzerland. Stay informed by signing up for our newsletter.