Scientific Group Reports

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


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)

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Healthy diet – A definition for the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021
by Lynnette M Neufeld, Sheryl Hendriks, Marta Hugas (March 2021)

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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)

Action Track 2 – Shift to Healthy and Sustainable Consumption Patterns
by Mario Herrero, Marta Hugas, Uma Lele, Aman Wira, Maximo Torero (April 2021)

Action Track 3 – Boost Nature Positive Production
by Elizabeth Hodson, Urs Niggli, Kaoru Kitajima, Rattan Lal, Claudia Sadoff (April 2021)

Action Track 4 – Advance Equitable Livelihoods
by Lynnette M. Neufeld, Jikun Huang, Ousmane Badiane, Patrick Caron, Lisa Sennerby Forsse (March 2021)

Action Track 5 – Building Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks and Stresses
Thomas W. Hertel, Ismahane Elouafi, Frank Ewert and Morakot Tanticharoen (March 2021)