EAT IN THE NEWS
We have to break out of our silo mentality to fix our broken food systems, Gunhild Stordalen tells CNN
Gunhild A. Stordalen, President and Founder of EAT Foundation, sat down with CNN’s Desi Anwar to discuss the pressing issues facing our broken food systems and the need for cross-sectoral collaboration to solve the challenge of feeding a growing world population a healthy and sustainable diet.
Dr. Sandro Demaio at #EATAPAC
Ending malnutrition in all its forms
One of the most photographed subjects published on social media is our food. How has something so powerful and nourishing become such a challenge? Dr. Sandro Demaio from the WHO explains that much of the planet is living with the double burden of malnutrition and obesity. Dr. Demaio links these problems to the commoditization of food and explains how our interconnected health and food problems can conversely be solved by food itself.
Anita Nirody, UNDP at #EATAPAC
Getting it right on the SDGs: Lessons from Asia Pacific
Anita Nirody, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Indonesia outlines successes from the Asia-Pacific region in progressing towards the SDGs. By actively integrating the SDGs into national plans, policies and establishing frameworks to measure progress towards the goals, results have been swift.
Are you our new Policy Coordinator?
EAT Foundation is a small organization with an outsized impact that is playing a central role in placing food, health and sustainability on the international agenda. We’re growing rapidly and we’re now looking for a Policy Coordinator to drive our policy work.
Cherrie Atilano at #EATAPAC
Making Farming Cool Again
Cherrie De Erit Atilano, President & Founding Farmer, AGREA, shines a light on the acute global problem of social and economic trends that turn young people away from farming. Through programmes such as glamorous camping, healthy eating, ICT and school gardening, Cherrie is on a one woman mission to make farming a cool, fun and fashionable lifestyle choice for young people.
#APFF post event report out now
Takeaways from EAT Asia-Pacific Food Forum 2017
The post-event report of the inaugural EAT Asia-Pacific Food Forum is available now. APFF, co-hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Health and EAT Foundation on the 30th and 31st of October at the Shangri-La Hotel in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia convened speakers and delegates from around the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the Asia-Pacific region in ensuring healthy, sustainable and affordable diets to a growing population.
Prof. Bhavani Shankar, SOAS at #EATAPAC
Can Palm Oil ever be Sustainable?
Bhavani Shankar, Professor of International Food, Agriculture and Health, SOAS University of London, takes us on a journey through his research on Palm Oil plantations and sustainability. With the well documented debates over health and environmental trade-offs versus economic success, can palm oil ever really be sustainable? Bhavani thinks so. Dismissing palm oil taxation as a precursor to a reduction in net economic welfare, he encourages a strategic shift from using palm oil in food to using it instead as a biofuel.
Counting down to the EAT-Lancet Commission
Achieving healthy and sustainable diets
Jakarta, #EATapac - Dr. Brent Loken gives a preview of the EAT-Lancet Commission and explores the question of how we can feed 9.5 million people a healthy and sustainable diet by 2050.
Building Resilience in Asia-Pacific's Food Value Chain
#EATapac, Jakarta - Addressing the challenges tackled by EAT Asia-Pacific Food Forum, this panel debated with optimism, offering various views on the solutions in the pipeline and the concrete shift towards transdisiplinary collaboration.
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