Scientific Group Reports

These papers are shared to provide information and facilitate discussion for transparent and evidence-based Summit preparations.

 

Science and Innovations for Food Systems Transformation and Summit Actions: Papers by the Scientific Group and its partners in support of the UN Food Systems Summit
by Joachim von Braun, Kaosar Afsana, Louise O. Fresco and Mohamed Hassan (large file – 30 MB)

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Science for Transformation of Food Systems: Opportunities for the UN Food Systems Summit
by Joachim von Braun, Kaosar Afsana, Louise O. Fresco and Mohamed Hassan (revised August 2, 2021)

Food systems: seven priorities to end hunger and protect the planet, nature
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02331-x

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Food Systems – Definition, Concept and Application for the UN Food Systems Summit
by Joachim von Braun, Kaosar Afsana, Louise O. Fresco, Mohamed Hassan, Maximo Torero (March 2021)
doi.org/10.48565/scfss2021-re63

Food system concepts and definitions for science and political action, in nature food
https://www.nature.com/articles/s43016-021-00361-2


Healthy diet – A definition for the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021
by Lynnette M Neufeld, Sheryl Hendriks, Marta Hugas (March 2021)
doi.org/10.48565/scfss2021-e072

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The True Cost and True Price of Food
by Sheryl Hendriks, Adrian de Groot Ruiz, Mario Herrero Acosta, Hans Baumers, Pietro Galgani, Daniel Mason-D’Croz, Cecile Godde, Katharina Waha, Dimitra Kanidou, Joachim von Braun, Mauricio Benitez, Jennifer Blanke, Patrick Caron, Jessica Fanzo, Friederike Greb, Lawrence Haddad, Anna Herforth, Danie Jordaan, William Masters, Claudia Sadoff, Jean-François Soussana, Maria Cristina Tirado, Maximo Torero, Matthew Watkins (June 1, 2021)

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Q&A on the True Value of Food, True Cost Accounting and True Pricing
by members UNFSS Scientific Group, with support from Rabobank

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Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 – A Review of Quantitative Assessments of Synergies and Tradeoffs amongst the UN Sustainable Development Goals
by Hugo Valin, Thomas Hertel, Benjamin Leon Bodirsky, Tomoko Hasegawa, Elke Stehfest (May 26, 2021) doi.org/10.48565/scgr2021-2337


Action Track Papers

Action Track 1 – Ensuring Access to Safe and Nutritious Food for All Through Transformation of Food Systems
by Sheryl Hendriks, Jean-François Soussana, Martin Cole, Andrew Kambugu, David Zilberman (March 2021)
doi.org/10.48565/scfss2021-wg92

Action Track 2 – Shift to Healthy and Sustainable Consumption Patterns
by Mario Herrero, Marta Hugas, Uma Lele, Aman Wira, Maximo Torero (April 2021)
doi.org/10.48565/scfss2021-9240

Action Track 3 – Boost Nature Positive Production
by Elizabeth Hodson, Urs Niggli, Kaoru Kitajima, Rattan Lal, Claudia Sadoff (July 2021)
doi.org/10.48565/scfss2021-q794

Action Track 4 – Advance Equitable Livelihoods
by Lynnette M. Neufeld, Jikun Huang, Ousmane Badiane, Patrick Caron, Lisa Sennerby Forsse (March 2021)
doi.org/10.48565/scfss2021-tw37

Action Track 5 – Building Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks and Stresses
Thomas W. Hertel, Ismahane Elouafi, Frank Ewert and Morakot Tanticharoen (March 2021)
doi.org/10.48565/scfss2021-cz84

Diversification for enhanced food systems resilience, in nature food
Nature Comment: https://www.nature.com/articles/s43016-021-00403-9