Transformation of Food Systems

OBJECTIVES Selected local, national, regional and international initiatives are ready to transform food systems towards healthier and more sustainable diets. DESCRIPTION To overcome hunger and food crises and address climate change, food systems need to be transformed and mindsets must change fundamentally. Our current food systems do not produce healthy diets for...

Sustainable Agricultural Systems and Policies

OBJECTIVES Transformation processes that foster sustainable agricultural systems are strengthened in India, Zambia, Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, Togo, Madagascar, Burkina Faso and Mali, as well as at regional and global level. DESCRIPTION One of the priority development goals of the international community’s 2030 Agenda is to end global hunger. Current agricultural and food...

Soil protection and rehabilitation for food security

OBJECTIVE Selected partner countries are assisted in the widespread implementation of agroecological approaches that conserve soil and rehabilitate infertile soil in climate-smart, environmentally friendly ways. DESCRIPTION The amount of fertile soil that is being lost around the world every year was most recently equal to roughly one-third of the size of Germany,...

Global project Food Security and Strengthening of Resilience

CONTEXT Hunger and malnutrition can be attributed to a wide variety of factors: Besides being affected by poverty, conflicts and other forms of crisis, overpopulation and natural disasters, people may also simply lack access to health services, healthy nutrition, clean drinking water and sanitary facilities. In addition, people often do...