A clarion call for food systems transformation
More than 40,000 people from around the world participated in 850 Independent Dialogues in support of the Food Systems Summit being convened on September 23 by the United Nations.
The major themes that emerged from those Dialogues have now been published in a Synthesis Report here. Dialogue participants provided guidance on what is needed and envisioned to transform food systems.
Transformation means major, significant, deep, and broad changes beyond piecemeal reforms, incremental change, and narrowly focused projects and programs.
Participants spotlighted the importance of ensuring sustainability and strengthening resilience. Sustainability entails humanity and nature thriving together, with resilience as the capacity to regenerate and adapt. Resilience supports sustainability.
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